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Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong stocks see biggest gains in about two months on Beijing reform plans, trade progress

  • Hong Kong's Financial Secretary Paul Chan warns city should brace for 'economic typhoon'    
  • Shares of brokerage firms rise on IPO reforms planned for Shenzhen bourse 
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The bull sculpture at Exchange Square in Hong Kong. Photo: David Wong
INTRODUCTION

Happy Monday, traders --

The markets closed up today as investors did not let momentum flag. The Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite both ended up with gains of more than 2 per cent. 

Catch up on the day's action below.

-- Yujing Liu and Srinivasan Iyer