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Overnight Markets: US stocks advance on Yellen comments

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 17, 2014 at 04:08

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index added 0.3% to 139 as of 9:42 a.m. in Hong Kong. Japan’s Topix index fluctuated after yesterday capping its steepest rally in two months. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index added 0.4%.

Taiwan’s Taiex Index added 0.3%. Singapore’s Straits Times Index advanced 0.1%. South Korea’s Kospi index slid 0.1%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 0.6% and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index climbed 0.1%.

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