Asian-Pacific markets were mixed in choppy trading Tuesday. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1% as a weakening yen brightened prospects for exporters. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slid 0.1% despite the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut interest rates to an all-time low of 2.5%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 1.3%. China's Shanghai Composite rose 0.5%. South Korea's Kospi gave up 0.5%. India's Sensex was down 2.3%.
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