Hong Kong stocks start week on strong note

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Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong stocks rallied more than 2% Monday following a two-day sell-off, as investors welcomed news that leaders had lifted a lockdown in a part of the city.

The Hang Seng jumped 2.41%, or 711.16 points, to 30 159.01.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.48%, or 17.49 points, to 3 624.24, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange rose 0.27%, or 6.61 points, to 2 462.85.

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