Sept. 10 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 — China’s Hushen 300 index futures closed lower on Thursday, with the contract for September, the most actively traded, down 0.88 percent to close at 3,296.6 points.

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 index futures was launched at the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) and started trading from April 16, 2010. The CFFEX has set the base value for all the four contracts at 3,399 points.
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TOKYO — Tokyo stocks dived 2.51 percent Thursday on profit- taking after massive gains of the previous day.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was down 470.89 points, from Wednesday at 18,299.62. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 27.85 points, or 1. 85 percent, to 1,479.52.
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SYDNEY — The Australian market fell sharply on Thursday following poor leads from the U.S. overnight to record its second worst fall since May 2015, second behind the falls of August 24.
At the 4.15 p.m. (AEST) official market close, the benchmark S& P/ASX200 index had fallen 126.1 points, or 2.42 percent, to 5095, while the broader All Ordinaries had lost 120 points, or 2.29 percent, to 5116.9.
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HONG KONG — Hong Kong stocks dropped 568.81 points, or 2.57 percent, to close on Thursday at 21,562.5 points.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 21,492.09 and 21, 771.57. Turnover totaled 79.47 billion HK dollars (10.25 billion U. S. dollars).
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TAIPEI — Taiwan’s share prices closed lower Thursday with the weighted index down 18.24 points, or 0.22 percent, to close at 8, 268.68, according to news reaching here from Taipei.
Turnover totaled 85.07 billion new Taiwan dollars (about 2.61 billion U.S. dollars).
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SINGAPORE — Singapore stocks finished lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 40.15 points, or 1.37 percent, to close at 2,888.03.
A total of 914.m billion shares changed hands with turnover of 758.7 million Singapore dollars (534.3 million U.S. dollars).
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SEOUL — Seoul shares ended higher on Thursday.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) advanced 27.91 points, or 1.44 percent, to 1,962.11 at the close. Trading volume stood at 455.74 million shares worth 5.4 trillion won (4.5 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 south Vietnam, closed at 572.07 points on Thursday, down 0.27 points, or 0.05 percent, against the previous trading day’s closing session.
A total of 24.364 million shares worth 588.94 billion VND (26. 90 million U.S. dollars) were traded on Thursday.
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MANILA — Philippine shares closed 0.71 percent lower on Thursday.
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index decreased by 48. 93 points to 6893.54. The all-share index went down by 22.24 points, or 0.56 percent, to 3954.35.
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JAKARTA — Indonesian shares closed lower by 4.02 points, or 0. 09 percent, to a level of 4,343.26 on Thursday.
Some 205,106 transactions were booked, involving 4.97 billion shares worth 4.18 trillion rupiah (about 292.21 million U.S. dollars).
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HANOI — Stock market index of Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, HNX- Index, closed at 77.79 points on Thursday, down 0.38 points, or 0. 48 percent, against the previous trading session.
A total of nearly 28.594 million shares worth around 328.566 billion Vietnamese dong (some 15.07 million U.S. dollars) were traded at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on Thursday, a decrease of 16. 26 percent in volume and 21.02 percent in value against the previous trading session.
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DHAKA — Bangladesh’s DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange) BROAD INDEX closed Thursday at 4,760.14 points, up 1.70 points or about 0.03 percent from Wednesday’s finish.
Among a total of 320 issues traded, 156 registered gains and 117 incurred loses while 47 remained unchanged.
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KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian stock market ended higher here on Thursday.
The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) was at 1,614.02 up 10. 66 points or 0.66 percent, and the Emas was at 11,067.00 up 62.21 points or 0.56 percent. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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