U.S. jobs report leaves Asian-Pacific markets mixed

02/4/2013 | MarketWatch

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Monday after payroll data pointed to some improvement in the U.S. economy. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and South Korea's Kospi each fell 0.2%. China's Shanghai Composite advanced 0.4%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gave up 0.3%. India's Sensex was down 0.2% in afternoon trading.

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