Markets in China outperformed the rest of the Asian-Pacific region Tuesday as traders speculated that Beijing is getting ready to take measures to accelerate growth. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index jumped 2.3%. China's Shanghai Composite rose 2%. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.8%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.3%. South Korea's Kospi added 1.3%. India's Sensex was up 0.7%.
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