India's Sensex shot up more than 2% Thursday after the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India announced a string of measures aimed at boosting economic growth. Other Asian-Pacific markets were mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.1%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 1.2%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slid 0.4%. China's Shanghai Composite gave up 0.2%. South Korea's Kospi gained 1%.

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