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Asian stock markets jumped Wednesday following the surge on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei finished the morning at 9,047.05, up 102.57 points, or 1.15 percent on Tuesday.

The broader Topix index was up 6.01 points, or 0.78 percent,to 776.40. South Korea's KOSPI, which at one point Tuesday plummeted nearly 10 percent, gained 1.5 percent to 1,829.52 and Kosdaq gained nearly 5 percent. Australia's benchmark ASX rose 3.1 percent to 4,223.50 points.

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