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Asia markets mostly up after forecast-beating China growth
Hong Kong, China, April 17, 2018 (AFP) - Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday following news that China's economy grew more than expected in the first three months of the year, but trade and geopolitical tensions continue to dog sentiment.
Investors in Hong Kong and China reversed initial losses to swing back to positive territory after data showed the world's number two economy expanded in January-March at the same rate as the previous ...