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Survey on China manufacturing lifts Asia stocks

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BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets rose after a private survey released Thursday showed manufacturing in China at a 13-month high, rare good news for the global economy. Sentiment also benefited from a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. HSBC's Purchasing Managers' Index, which combines various measures of manufacturing activity in China, rose to 50.4 for...