Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Monday as investors debated whether the Federal Reserve was close to scaling back its stimulus initiatives. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 1.3%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 1.4%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slid 0.3%. China's Shanghai Composite edged up 0.2%. South Korea's Kospi fell 0.4%. India's Sensex was down 0.9%.

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