Asia shares gain on U.S. job strength

05/6/2013 | MarketWatch

Stronger jobs signals from the U.S. and a firmer market there last week lifted many Asia-Pacific markets Monday. The Hang Seng rose 0.99% to 22,915.09 and the S&P/ASX gained 0.52% to 5,156.20 while the Kospi edged down 0.22% to 1,961.48. The Japanese market was closed for a holiday.

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