SE Asia Stocks-Most up on Chinese stimulus; Jakarta rises from over 3-mo low

April 21, 2015 6:39 AM

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April 21 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets gained on Tuesday as China's stimulus to prop up its faltering economy boosted risky assets with Indonesian stocks recovering from a more-than-three-week closing low hit in the previous session.

The Jakarta Composite Index was up 0.5 percent by midday from its lowest close since March 27 hit in the previous session, while Malaysia gained 0.4 percent to touch a near-six-month high. The People's Bank of China on Sunday announced a 100 basis points cut in the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) fo...

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