Asian Stocks Boosted as China Equities Rally to January High

  • Shanghai Composite Index gains on optimism over Shenzhen Link
  • Topix index drops on light trading after Japan’s GDP report

WisdomTree's Koll: Japan's Economy Is Stalling

Asian stocks outside Japan rose as Chinese shares climbed to the highest since January on optimism details of a trading link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong will soon be announced. Equities in Tokyo slid amid data showing the economy expanded at a slower pace than forecast.

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