Asian stocks gain after Wall Street has best day in 6 weeks


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BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher Monday in Asia after strong data on the U.S. economy sent Wall Street to its best close in six weeks. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index edged less than 0.1% higher to 20,576.11 and the Shanghai Composite index lost 0.2% to 3,320.42. At the annual session of China's rubberstamp legislature, the government set this year’s economic growth target at “around 5% ” as it tries to rebuild business activity following the end of anti-virus controls that kept millions of people at home. Chinese leader Xi Jinping has said the priority is an economic revival...