Share markets across the Asian-Pacific region gained slightly today. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 went up 0.4%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbed 0.8% and South Korea's Kospi Composite increased 1.2%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 advanced 0.5% and China's Shanghai Composite rose 0.6%. Singapore's Straits Times was down 0.3% and India's Sensex fell 1.4%.
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