Asian-Pacific markets mixed ahead of Bernanke's testimony

05/21/2013 | CNBC · Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Tuesday as traders stayed close to the sidelines, hoping that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony before the U.S. Senate will shed light on how long monetary stimulus will be in place. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.1%, reaching a closing high of 15,381. China's Shanghai Composite edged up 0.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 0.5%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.6%. South Korea's Kospi gave up 0.1%. India's Sensex was down 0.6%.

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