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CNBC reports:

Shares in the Asia-Pacific traded higher on Wednesday after U.S. stocks rallied for a second day.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index surged 5.47% on its return to trade after a holiday Tuesday. The Hang Seng Tech index soared 7.4% higher.

The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose 0.45%, pushing above the 27,000 level, while the Topix added 0.37%.

In South Korea, the Kospi was up 0.15% and the Kosdaq gave up early gains to fall 1.5%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was up 1.72%. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside ...

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