Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1100 GMT, Feb. 5

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MUMBAI -- Indian markets closed flat on a positive note Tuesday. Except auto and pharma, all sectoral indices were trading lower.

The benchmark S&P, BSE Sensex closed at 36,616.81, 34.07 points or 0.09 percent up compared to its previous close at 36,582.74.

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DHAKA -- Bangladesh's DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange) Broad Index closed Tuesday at 5,800.24 points, down 27.83 points from Monday's finish.

Among a total of 347 issues traded, 104 registered gains and 214 incurred losses while 29 remained unchanged.

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BANGKOK -- The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) index on Tuesday moved down 0.53 points or 0.03 percent to close at 1,653.09 points.

Some 8.18 billion shares worth 25.35 billion baht (about 810 million U.S. dollars) changed hands.

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VIENTIANE -- The Lao stock market closed Tuesday down 0.07 percent compared to the previous trading day.

The Lao Securities Exchange composite index decreased 0.55 points, reaching 830.59 points after closing.

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TOKYO -- Tokyo stocks closed mixed Tuesday as investors were encouraged to buy on the back of a solid lead from Wall Street overnight, but others opted to lock in gains after subpar domestic earnings reports and the market's recent run of gains.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 39.32 points, or 0.19 percent, from Monday to close the day at 20,844.45.

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PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's stocks finished higher on Tuesday, with the Cambodia Securities Exchange Index up 28.42 points, or 5.49 percent, to close at 546.51.

A total of 11,233 shares worth 64.5 million riel (16,066 U.S. dollars) were traded. Enditem

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