Concerns that market gains across the Asian-Pacific region have been outpacing the economic recovery weighed on the markets today. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gave up 0.8%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.9% and South Korea's Kospi Composite dropped 1.5%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slid 1.1% and shares in Taiwan were down 3.2%, but China's Shanghai Composite climbed 0.7%. Singapore's Straits Times posted a 0.7% gain and India's Sensex was up 3.1%.

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