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Hong Kong stocks up 0.52% by break

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Hong Kong shares rose 0.52 percent to a 21-month high by the end of the morning session on Monday after a rally on Wall Street that was spurred by upbeat US jobs data.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 122.21 points to 23,844.05 on turnover of HK$94.36 billion ($12.17 billion).

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/hong-kong-stocks-052-break