Agence France-PresseMay 6, 2013 07:15
Asian markets rose Monday after a strong US jobs report revived optimism over the US economic recovery and drove Wall Street to record highs.
Hong Kong shares rose 0.99 percent, or 225.13 points, to close at 22,915.09 while Shanghai advanced 1.16 percent, or 25.67 points, to 2,231.17.
Sydney added 0.52 percent, or 26.7 points, to 5,156.2. Tokyo and Bangkok were closed for holidays.