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Hong Kong shares climb as US-China trade tensions ease

Apple suppliers lead gains on Hang Seng after Trump tweet about ZTE

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares headed higher on Monday, as President Donald Trump's comments that the U.S. is working well with China on trade matters eased concerns of escalating tensions between the two nations.

The Hang Seng Index added 1.3% to reach 31,521.82. Apple suppliers Sunny Optical Technology Group and AAC Technologies Holdings were the top percentage gainers on the gauge, rising 8.7% and 4.2%, respectively.

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