Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1100 GMT, April 16

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BEIJING -- Chinese stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 2.39 percent, at 3,253.6 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 2.33 percent higher at 10,287.64 points

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MUMBAI -- Indian markets closed higher Tuesday.

Except PSU bank and IT, other sectoral indices ended in green, led by infra, metal, FMCG and energy.

The benchmark S&P, BSE Sensex closed at 39,275.64, 369.80 points or 0.95 percent up compared to its previous close at 38,905.84.

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KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian stock market ended lower here on Tuesday.

The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) was at 1.629.46 down 1.87 points or 0.11 percent, and the Emas was at 11,544.47 down 17.27 points or 0.15 percent.

There were 355 gainers,475 losers and 388 counters traded unchanged.

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SINGAPORE -- Singaporean stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going up 0.19 percent, or 6.18 points, to close at 3,332.04.

A total of 1.31 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.06 billion Singaporean dollars (about 782.63 million U.S. dollars). Losers outnumbered gainers by 206 to 200.

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JAKARTA -- Indonesian shares closed higher by 46.39 points, or 0.72 percent, to a level of 6,481.54 on Tuesday.

Some 470,370 transactions were booked, involving 14.5 billion copies of shares with a value of 8.8 trillion rupiah (about 624.7 million U.S. dollars).


HONG KONG -- Hong Kong stocks closed up 319.15 points, or 1.07 percent, to 30,129.87 points on Tuesday.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 29,665.11 and 30,142.86. Turnover totaled 104.27 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 13.30 billion U.S. dollars).

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand stock market rose on Tuesday as major exporters helped push the market higher.

The S&P/NZX 50 Index increased 62.04 points, or 0.63 per cent, to 9,908.39. Within the index, 25 stocks were up, 18 down and seven went unchanged. Turnover was 149 million New Zealand dollars.

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TOKYO -- Tokyo stocks close mixed Tuesday, with the Nikkei extending its winning streak to a fourth day as the communications sector outperformed, although the market's rise was capped by investors opting to secure profits from recent gains.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 52.55 points, or 0.24 percent, from Monday to close the day at 22,221.66, marking its highest closing level since Dec. 3.

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SEOUL -- Seoul shares ended higher Tuesday.

The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 5.75 points, or 0.26 percent, to settle at 2,248.63. Trading volume stood at 560 million shares worth 6.9 trillion won (6.1 billion U.S. dollars).

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SYDNEY -- The Australian share market finished higher on Tuesday despite weight from the communication and energy sectors.

At the market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was up 26 points or 0.42 percent at 6,277.40, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 24.40 points or 0.38 percent at 6,372.30.

The biggest weights on the Aussie share market were the energy and communication service sectors, both slumping over 0.75 percent. Enditem

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