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Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended Tuesday on a mixed note.
Japan’s Nikkei: +1.2%,
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: -0.2%,
China’s Shanghai Composite: +0.2%,
India’s Sensex: UNCH,
South Korea’s Kospi: -0.3%,
Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries: +1.0%.

Japan’s Nikkei (+1.2%) outperformed after being closed on Monday with chipmakers showing strength.
Nikkei reported that the Bank of Japan was likely a net seller of equities in 2023 for the first time since launching its ETF purchase program in 2010.
Samsung and LG reported smaller than expected operating profits for Q4.