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Asia stocks bounce back after Cyprus scare

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BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday, shaking off jitters sparked by a plan to give bank deposits in Cyprus a haircut to help fund the European country's bailout. Most benchmarks rose modestly while Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 2 percent to 12,467.18 as the yen began to drop against the dollar. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.5 percent to 22,201.93. South Korea's Kospi rose 1...

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