HONG KONG, Jan 11 - Hong Kong shares are set to
rise 1.02 percent on Monday as strong export data for China in
December boosts confidence in the sustained growth of the world's
third-largest economy.
Shares in Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco)
(2600.HK)(601600.SS), the country's top aluminum company and the
world's third-largest alumina producer, were indicated 3.73
percent higher after the firm raised its alumina spot price by
7.1 percent to 3,000 yuan ($439) per tonne from Jan. 8.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index .HSI opened up 227.43 points
at 22,524.18. The China Enterprises .HSCE Index of top locally
listed mainland Chinese stocks rose 1.62 percent at 13,246.86.
Jiangxi Copper Co Ltd (600362.SS) (0358.HK), China's top
producer of the metal, gained 3.99 percent.
 (Reporting by Sui-Lee Wee, Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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