Asian-Pacific exchanges were mixed Wednesday while traders edged to the sidelines until the Federal Reserve releases its July meeting minutes. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gave up 0.7%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.4%. China's Shanghai Composite was flat. South Korea's Kospi dropped 1.1%. India's Sensex was down 1.8%.
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