Ticker at dawn: Asian markets

LONDON (ShareCast) - JAPAN

Nikkei: +2.39% (10,160.40 points).

CHINA

Shanghai Se Composite: -0.01% (2,162.24 points).

HONG KONG

Hang Seng Index: +0.55% (22,618.31 points).

TAIWAN

Taiwan Taiex Index: +0.44% (7,677.47 points).

SOUTH KOREA

Kospi: +0.51% (1,993.09 points).

AUSTRALIA

S&P/ASX (Other OTC: ASXFF - news) 200 Index: +0.5% (4,596.28 points).

NEW ZEALAND

NZX (Other OTC: NZSTF - news) 15 Gross Index: +1.51% (7,577.13 points).

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