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Review: Asian shares gain

Asian shares moved forward on Thursday as investors were inspired by President Donald Trump's less aggressive tone in his first address to Congress, which pushed Wall Street stocks greatly higher.

Hang Seng Index rose by 0.36% to 23 862.31 points, Shanghai Stock Exchange SSE Composite declined 0.01% to 3 246.52 points.

Japan's Nikkei rose by 0.9% to 19,564,80 points - its highest level in 14 months.

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