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Asian markets add on to Monday’s gains


Asian markets rose modestly in early trading Tuesday, adding on to Monday’s big gains as encouraging economic data from China tempered fears of a global economic slowdown. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.31%   rose 0.3% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, +0.09%   gained 0.2%. The Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, +0.20%  Read More →