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Asian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade deal

BANGKOK — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after officials signalled work remains to be done on an agreement for a truce in the tariff war between the U.S. and China.

Hong Kong led regional gains after its chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced help for the property sector. The semi-autonomous city’s economy has been languishing amid months of increasingly violent political protests that are in part fueled by the sky-high cost of housing.

The Hang Seng index added 0.7% to 26,863.25 as real…

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