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Asian shares mixed, with China stocks down


Asian shares were trading mixed Thursday, as investor sentiment in Tokyo was boosted by news of soaring Nvidia earnings.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.3 percent to 39,103.22. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 sank 0.5 percent to 7,811.80. South Korea’s Kospi added 0.1 percent to 2,726.33. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 1.6 percent to 18,892.21, while the Shanghai Composite shed 1.2 percent to 3,120.35.
Semiconductor-related issues were boosted by news that Nvidia’s profit skyrocketed above forecasts, with quarterly net income climbing more than sevenfold from a year earlier to $14.

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