Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears ease


HONG KONG: Asian markets picked up Tuesday with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17, helping to ease geopolitical concerns.

Hong Kong rallied 1.69%, or 394.97 points, to close at 23,782.11 – its highest level since December – and Shanghai rose 1.02%, or 21.00 points, to 2,075.48.

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