Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Thursday as investors fleeing risk dumped commodities and the shares of technology companies doing business with Apple. Japan's Nikkei 225 and South Korea's Kospi each gave up 1.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index lost 0.3%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 1.6%. Taiwan's Taiex edged down 0.2%. China's Shanghai Composite closed up 0.2%. India's Sensex was up 1.4%.
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