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Asian shares climb on back of Wall Street highs

TOKYO (AP) - Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after investors bet big on U.S. stocks overnight, pushing the major indexes to record highs. Tokyo shares were buoyed by the dollar's gain against the Japanese yen.

KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 stock index advanced 0.9 percent to 19,115.54 and the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong added 0.5 percent to 23,889.34. The Kospi in South Korea climbed 0.7 percent to 2,105.65 and Australia's S&P ASX/200 jumped 1.3 percent to 5,776.60. The Shanghai Compo

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