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Asia Markets at Close Report: Asia & Pacific Markets Rise.

Asia- Pacific   cnbc.com Chinese stocks jump as Asia-Pacific markets rise Eustance Huang 3 minutes SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were higher on Wednesday as Chinese stocks led gains among the region's major markets. By the market close in mainland China, the Shanghai composite gained 1.43% to 3,655.09 while the Shenzhen component advanced 2.122% to 15,962.25. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index jumped 1.91% to close at 30,038.72. China's consumer inflation declined in January, according to the country's National Bureau of Statistics which reported the consumer price index slipped 0.3% from a year ago. The NBS also reported the producer price index rose 0.3% year over year in January. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 advanced 0.19% on the day to 29,562.93 while the Topix index closed 0.27% higher at 1,930.82. South Korea's Kospi gained 0.52% to finish its trading day at 3,100.58. Australia'