Asia market rally; China keeps benchmark lending rate unchanged

SINGAPORE — Shares in the Asia-Pacific jumped Wednesday after a sharp bounce in US stocks overnight. The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose 2.46% with Fast Retailing and Tokyo Electron up 1.79% and 5.6% respectively. The Topix index gained 2.04%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index briefly traded 2% higher and was last up 2.29%. The Hang …

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