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Hong Kong shares up after US lawmakers strike stimulus deal

Pork producer WH Group rises after reporting higher profit

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares rose for a second day on Wednesday following a surge on Wall Street overnight and after U.S. lawmakers struck a deal for a stimulus package to boost the world's largest economy.

The Hang Seng Index added 3.8% to 23,527.19 after rising 4.5% on Tuesday. Heavyweights AIA Group and Tencent Holdings rose 6.6% and 4.1%, respectively, contributing most to the gauge's gains by points.

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