South Korea's Kopsi index jumped 2.8 percent to 1,829.50. Leading shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. soared 9.1 percent. Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, jumped 8.4 percent on brighter chip price forecasts, Yonhap News agency said. Refinery SK Innovation rose 7.1 percent.Gold shares rose after prices of the precious metal rebounded Friday after a volatile week. Newcrest Mining Ltd., Australia's largest gold miner, rose 1.5 percent. Hong Kong-listed Zijin, China's top gold miner, was 1.2 percent higher. Hong Kong jewelry chain Chow Sang Sang Holdings gained 4.7 percent.
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