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Stocks in Asian trade were mixed, but Shanghai stood out with a gain of more than three percent. The Nikkei was down about 0.9%, the Hang Seng fell 0.4% and Australia lost a fraction. European indexes are little changed at the moment, with the Footsie down one half of a percent and the Dax up by 0.2%. US stock futures are modestly lower as I write.

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