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Fiery snake may warm markets

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HONG KONG - The arrival of the Year of the Snake brings something economists have been waiting for: fire. 

Chinese astrologers say the element of fire that dominates the new lunar year symbolises optimism, which could drive up confidence in the markets.

Feng Shui masters in Hong Kong claim fire will give a much-needed boost to the economy, making 2013 more charmed compared to the outgoing Year of the Dragon.

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