Share markets were mixed Thursday in Asia-Pacific because of rising inflation in China and continued uncertainty about Greece's financial bailout. Japan's Nikkei 225 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 each slid 0.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed almost unchanged. South Korea's Kospi and Taiwan's Taiex each added 0.5%. Shortly after midday, India's Sensex was down 0.3%.

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