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Apr 9, 2013
Asian equity markets notch modest gains
Stock indices in Asia managed to secure tepid gains Tuesday, as geopolitical concerns remain in play in the Korean peninsula. Moreover, commodity weakness continues to afflict markets. Beginning with the indices and composites, the Shanghai Index grew +0.64% as it settles in region of 2255.17, up +14.18 points in these moments. In addition, the Hang Seng Index is trading in positive territory, operating at 21917.00, advancing +193.27 points or +0.89% at the time of writing. Finally, the Nikkei 225 is trading near opening levels, operating in the zone of 13192.42, virtually u changed after a movement of +0.24 points.