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The Hang Seng Index (HSI) jumped 5.7 percent to 17,172.28. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, which tracks so-called H shares of Chinese companies, gained 5.8 percent to 8,571.49.

Asia Orient Holdings Ltd. (214) (214 HK): The hotel operator said it will sell HK$80 million ($10.3 million) of 6.5 percent three- year bonds, and use the proceeds to repay borrowings. The stock gained 1.9 percent to HK$1.07.

Beijing Capital International Airport Co. (694 HK): The provider of aircraft movement and passenger service facilities handled a record 1.35 million passengers between Sept. 30 and Oct. 5, Xinhua reported. The stock rose 2.7 percent to HK$3.10.

HKR International Ltd. (480) (480 HK): The developer bought land in Sai Kung from Hong Kong’s government for HK$55 million, the Standard reported. The stock jumped 4.6 percent to HK$2.52.

HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA) (5 HK): Europe’s largest bank by market value sold $500 million of bonds backed by U.K. credit cards, priced to yield 75 basis points more than Libor, according to a banker involved in the deal. The stock gained 4.7 percent to HK$59.30.

Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (13) (13 HK): The owner of ports in Germany and Spain said its operations in Europe are “very resilient.” The stock jumped 6 percent to HK$57.15.

PCCW Ltd. (8) (8 HK): The telephone company plans to list its telecommunications business trust in the first week of November if shareholders approve the deal at a meeting next week, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The stock slid 2.6 percent to HK$2.64.

TCC International Holdings Ltd. (1136) (1136 HK): The cement maker said it will delay a shareholders’ meeting to Nov. 1 from Oct. 13. The stock surged 10 percent to HK$2.86.

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