BEIJING – China's main stock market index has surged 5.3 percent, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as Asian markets rose following Wall Street's overnight rebound.
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The Shanghai Composite Index jumped 156.30 points to close at 3,083.59 points Thursday, bouncing back from a string of sharp declines.
It was the Chinese benchmark's biggest one-day gain since in June 30.
Stock markets also rose in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Sydney and elsewhere across the Asia-Pacific region.