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Hong Kong shares end 0.98pc higher | Updated: 9:27:59 PM, Friday April 26, 2013
Hong Kong shares rose 0.98 per cent on Thursday, a second straight healthy advance on receding fears that China will introduce fresh measures to tighten monetary policy.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 218.19 points to end at 22,401.24 on turnover of $HK62.80 billion $A7.93 billion.
But Chinese shares closed down 0.86 per cent.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 19.01 points to 2,199.31 on turnover of 84.5 billion yuan ($A13.41 billion).
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