Hong Kong stocks climb 1.1% on Friday
Hong Kong shares rallied on Friday, bolstered by Greece bailout news and after inflation hit a 20 month low in February.
The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.21 per cent or 253.03 points to 21,153.76 points in mid afternoon trading.
China's largest lenders and oil producers were among the top gainers in the Hang Seng Index.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and CNOOC Ltd gained 1.4 and 1.7 percent respectively.
China Mobile, the country's largest mobile operator jumped 2.7 percent, hitting its highest since Oct. 19.
Data early on Friday showed China's annual consumer inflation slowed sharply to 3.2 percent in February, within Beijing's 2012 target and giving policymakers room to further loosen monetary policy to support flagging growth.
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