Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index was up 0.21 percent to 19,132.46 in mid-morning trade, Sydney jumped 0.75 percent to 4,112.7 with resource stocks leading the way, and Seoul rose 0.18 percent to 1,815.91. Official data released Friday showed the Chi
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