Hang Seng Index closes at fresh five-month high

  • Shanghai Composite Index gains on step to reduce borrowing costs
  • Brokers gain in mainland on latest step to make listing easier  

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Bull sculpture in Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg

Good day, traders.

The Hang Seng closed at its highest level in five months, while the Shanghai got a boost from a step to make borrowing cheaper.

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-- Daniel Ren in Shanghai and Deb Price in Hong Kong 

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