Most Asian-Pacific markets declined Tuesday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 taking the biggest drop, 1.5%, after the Bank of Japan's monetary-policy statement did not address market volatility, disappointing investors. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 improved 0.4%, the only market in the region posting a gain. China's Shanghai Composite decreased 1.4%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 1.2%. South Korea's Kospi gave up 0.6%. India's Sensex was down 1.3%.
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