May 11 Asia-Pacific stocks news summary at 1100 GMT

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A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)
A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)

BEIJING — Chinese shares closed higher on Monday, the first trading day since the central bank’s announcement of an interest rates cut.

A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)
A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index increased 3.04 percent, or 127.67 points, to finish at 4,333.58 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index gained 3.2 percent, or 463.63 points, to close at 14,944.88 points.
Combined turnover on the two bourses amounted to 1.41 trillion yuan (230.39 billion U.S. dollars), up from 1.1 trillion yuan the previous trading day.
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SEOUL — Seoul shares ended higher on Monday.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 11. 86 points, or 0.57 percent, to 2,097.38 at the close. Trading volume stood at 326.95 million shares worth 4.96 trillion won (4. 54 billion U.S. dollars).
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TAIPEI — Taiwan’s share prices closed down 0.29 percent on Monday with the weighted index down 28.28 points at 9,663.72.
Turnover totaled 95.76 billion new Taiwan dollars (about 3.12 billion U.S. dollars) during the trading session.
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TOKYO — Tokyo stocks rose 1.25 percent on Monday as robust U.S. jobs data improved investor sentiment.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 241.72 points, from Friday at 19,620.91. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 10.57 points, or 0.67 percent, to 1,598.33.
The turnover was 2,846.8 billion yen (about 23.75 billion U.S. dollars).
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MANILA — Philippine shares closed 0.19 percent higher on Monday.
Trading volume reached 1.23 billion shares worth 5.73 billion pesos (128.22 million U.S. dollars).
There were 85 gainers, 96 losers while 43 stocks closed flat.
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HONG KONG — Hong Kong stocks closed up 140.86 points, or 0.51 percent to 27,718.20 points on Monday.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 27,582.23 and 27, 837.28. Turnover totaled 130.97 billion HK dollars (about 16.89 billion U.S. dollars).
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HO CHI MINH CITY — VN-Index, the stock market index of Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City bourse in southern Vietnam, closed at 551.67 points on Monday, down 2.84 points, or 0.51 percent, against last Friday’s closing session.
A total of 61.514 million shares worth 896.12 billion VND (41. 34 million U.S. dollars) were traded on Monday.
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HANOI — Stock market index of Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, HNX- Index, closed at 79.76 points on Monday, down 0.53 points, or 0.66 percent, against the previous closing session.
A total of 41.611 million shares worth 429.351 billion Vietnamese dong (20.11 million U.S. dollars) were traded at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on Monday, an increase of 34.34 percent in volume and 17.68 percent in value against the previous closing session.
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BANGKOK — The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)index Monday moved down 9.21 points, or 0.61 percent to close at 1,501.30 points.
Some 6.64 billion shares worth 32.04 billion baht (about 960 million U.S. dollars) changed hands.
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VIENTIANE — The Lao stock market finished on Monday down 1.09 percent against the previous trading day.
The Lao Securities Exchange composite index decreased by 15.81 points to 1,439.44. A total of 76,445 shares worth about 454 million Lao kip (about 56,000 U.S. dollars) changed hands at the stock market.
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SINGAPORE — Singapore stocks finished higher on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 18.79 points, or 0.54 percent, to close at 3,470.80.
A total of 1.13 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 801.7 million Singapore dollars (600.9 million U.S. dollars).
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JAKARTA — Indonesian shares closed lower by 9.73 points, or 0. 19 percent, to a level of 5,172.48 on Monday.
Some 184,488 transactions were booked, involving 7.96 billion shares worth 4.87 trillion rupiah (about 371.23 million U.S. dollars).
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KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian stock market ended lower here on Monday.
Turnover declined to 1.54 billion shares valued at 1.60 billion ringgit Malaysia (440.07 million U.S. dollars), compared with 1.56 billion shares valued at 1.97 billion ringgit Malaysia (547.98 million U.S. dollars) on last Friday.
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MUMBAI — Indian stocks Monday closed higher with the BSE benchmark index Sensex closing at 27,507.30 points, 401.91 points or 1.48 percent up from the previous close of 27,105.39.
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DHAKA — Bangladesh’s DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange) Broad Index closed Monday at 4,349.22 points, up 72.17 points or about 1.19 percent from Sunday’s finish.
Total turnover increased to about 5.97 billion taka (about 76. 50 million U.S. dollars) on Monday from 5.21 billion taka (about 66.77 million U.S. dollars) on Sunday.

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