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Asian indices mostly higher following Wall Street's performance

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Asian markets rallied following Wall Street’s session coupled with some strong earnings reports from the likes of IBM and United Technologies.

Mainland Chinese indices were on the up as the Shanghai composite rose by 0.5% and the Shenzhen composite gaining 0.8%.

Over in Hong Kong the Hang Seng index inched higher by 0.1% with shares of AAC and Sunny optical climbed by 2.1% and 1.2% respectively.

Meanwhile the South Korean Kospi added 0.6% as chipmaker SK Hynix advanced by 4.79%.

The Japanese Nikkei 225 however retreated by 0.3% following weak manufacturer’s data, that being said Nikon rose by 5.9% and Fast Retailing by 2.7% and completing the roundup was the Aussie ASX 200 gaining 0.2%.

 

 

Source: Smart Trend Team