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Market Update

Asian Markets Advance; Tokyo Leads

Asian markets were trading higher Wednesday with Japanese shares extending gains on account of a weaker yen, even as property shares rallied in Hong Kong, providing a further boost.

The Nikkei was up 1.8%, touching a six-month high, as of 11:29 am. The Shanghai Composite added 0.7% while the Hang Seng gained 1.8%. The Sensex added 0.4% and the S&P/ASX All Ordinaries was up 0.2%.