Asia Stocks Rise, Paring Weekly Slide, as Economic Data Improves

Asia Stocks Rise, Paring Weekly Slide, as Economic Data Improves

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Indonesia’s Jakarta Stock Index has led declines among Asian developing markets this week, losing 8.7 percent through yesterday after worse-than-estimated economic data and a report showing the nation’s current-account deficit widened to a record in the second quarter.