Most Asian-Pacific markets rose Wednesday as traders were encouraged by the same positive data that sent the Dow to a record high in New York on Tuesday. Concerns about the Federal Reserve phasing out stimulus, however, then cooled investor confidence. Japan's Nikkei 225, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 and China's Shanghai Composite each edged up 0.1%. South Korea's Kospi rose 0.8%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slid 1.6%. India's Sensex was down 0.1%.
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