Chinese stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai, as well as shares in Japan, South Korea and Singapore, advanced today on anticipation about further stimulus programs. The Shanghai Composite soared 6.1%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng China Enterprises surged 5% and the benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 2.5%. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 climbed 0.9%, South Korea's Kospi jumped 3.3% and Taiwan's Taiex rose 2.4%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 1.6%, New Zealand's NZX-50 was up 2.1% and Singapore's Straits Times edged up 0.8%.
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