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Overnight Markets: Technology shares boost Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 25, 2014 at 04:42

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was little changed at 139 as of 11:06 a.m. in Tokyo. Japan’s Topix index gained 0.8%, after falling as much as 0.4% earlier. Tokyo’s inflation jumped the most since 1992 after the national consumption-tax hike took effect on 1 April.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell 0.7%, while China’s Shanghai Composite Index was little changed. Investors are awaiting China’s industrial profit report over the weekend.

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