Stocks Blog: Shanghai, Hong Kong benchmarks climb

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The bull sculpture at Exchange Square in Central. Photo: David Wong

After a nail-biting start to the week, the Shanghai Composite Index ended up 0.9 per cent, and the Hang Seng Index rose 0.6 per cent.

You'll find all the day's action below.

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-- Zhang Shidong and Deb Price