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Asian Markets at Close Report | MarketWatch -October 9, 2012-

By V. Phani Kumar and Sarah Turner , MarketWatch  HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Mainland Chinese stocks jumped Tuesday, helping to buoy Hong Kong shares, as hopes for policy support from Beijing were strengthened after the People’s Bank of China injected a large dose of liquidity to ease tight conditions.   Australian stocks climbed to a fresh 14-month high, as commodity producers rallied amid concerns about supply disruptions due to labor unrest in South Africa, while Japanese stocks declined as trading resumed after Monday’s holiday.  The Shanghai Composite CN:000001 +1.97%  ended the day 2% higher at 2,115.23, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HK:HSI +0.54%  rose 0.5% to 20,93