Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1100 GMT, Feb. 11 – China.org.cn

BEIJING — Chinese stocks closed higher on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 1.36 percent, at 2,653.90 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 3.06 percent higher at 7,919.05 points. The ChiNext Index, China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 3.53 percent to close at 1,316.10 points.

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JAKARTA — Indonesian shares closed lower by 26.66 points, or 0.41 percent, to a level of 6,495 on Monday.

Some 471,609 transactions were booked, involving 14.3 billion copies of shares with a value of 7.7 trillion rupiah (about 547.8 million U.S. Dollars).

Gainers led losers 172 to 232 with 128 remained stagnant.

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MUMBAI — Indian markets closed lower on Monday.

Benchmark indices continued to reel under selling pressure for the third consecutive session.

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BANGKOK — The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) index Monday moved down 13.68 points, or 0.83 percent to close at 1,638.00 points.

Some 13.05 billion shares worth 40.67 billion baht (about 1.30 billion U.S. dollars) changed hands.

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SINGAPORE — Singapore stocks closed higher on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going up 0.13 percent or 4.23 points to close at 3,206.27.

A total of 1.55 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.06 billion Singapore dollars (about 736.32 million U.S. dollars). Losers outnumbered gainers by 196 to 190.

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VIENTIANE — The Lao stock market closed on Monday unchanged compared to the previous trading day.

The Lao Securities Exchange composite index remained at 829.26 points after closing.

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KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian stock market ended higher here on Monday.

The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) was at 1,688.56, up 2.04 points or 0.12 percent, and the Emas was at 11,728.82, up 3.30 points or 0.03 percent.

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HO CHI MINH CITY — VN-Index, the stock market index of Ho Chi Minh City bourse in southern Vietnam, closed at 926.10 points on Monday, up 17.43 points, or 1.92 percent, against the previous trading day’s closing session.

Nearly 124.643 million shares worth 2.924 trillion Vietnamese dong (127.1 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, with prices of 214 stocks rising, 92 stocks decreasing, and 74 stocks remaining unchanged.

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HANOI — Stock market index of Vietnam’s capital, HNX-Index, closed at 105.25 points on Monday, up 1.91 points or 1.85 percent from the previous trading session.

Nearly 32.2 million shares worth 364.4 billion Vietnamese dong (15.8 million U.S. dollars) were traded at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on Monday.

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HONG KONG — Hong Kong stocks closed up 197.52 points, or 0.71 percent, to 28,143.84 points on Monday.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 27,847.85 and 28,143.84. Turnover totaled 88.14 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 11.23 billion U.S. dollars).

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MANILA — Philippine shares closed 0.12 percent lower on Monday.

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index decreased by 9.35 points to 8061.54. The all-share index went down by 3.84 points, or 0.08 percent, to 4892.48.

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SEOUL — Seoul shares ended higher Monday.

The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) added 3.68 points, or 0.17 percent, to settle at 2,180.73. Trading volume stood at 398.6 million shares worth 5.2 trillion won (5 billion U.S. dollars).

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PHNOM PENH — Cambodia’s stocks finished higher on Monday, with the Cambodia Securities Exchange Index up 9.14 points, or 1.47 percent, to close at 632.97.

A total of 15,895 shares worth 123 million riel (30,759 U.S. dollars) were traded. Enditem

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