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Hong Kong, China stocks end higher

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Shares in Hong Kong and China rallied on Tuesday on hopes Beijing will unveil new measures to boost the mainland economy after last week's mini-stimulus.

In Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 0.98 percent, or 219.82 points, to 22,596.97 on turnover of HK$73.87 billion (US$9.53 billion).

In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.92 percent, or 39.45 points, to 2,098.28 on turnover of 108.0 billion yuan ($17.4 billion).

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.95 percent, or 10.13 points, to 1,078.20 on turnover of 94.4 billion yuan.

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