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Hang Seng jumps on heels of big pro-democracy win in Hong Kong elections; Tencent, Wharf REIC among gainers

  • Sa Sa International, Wharf REIC shoot up on hopes violence in Hong Kong may wane
  • ArtGo surges more than 100 per cent 
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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate huge gains in the district council elections. Protests have weighed on trading sentiment in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
INTRODUCTION

Good day, traders --

Pro-democracy voters scored a big win Sunday, gaining a majority in 17 of the 18 district councils, in a landslide defeat of the pro-Beijing camp. (Read full SCMP story
here
.)

The results boosted the Hang Seng, as traders hope it will mean the violence of recent protests will subside. 

Meanwhile, mainland markets rallied as well.

Catch up on the day's action below.

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