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Nikkei Asia300 Index half year reports

Nikkei Asia 300 Index marks six months with 17% rise

Tencent logs biggest gain in market cap among composite stocks

KENTA SHINOZAKI, Nikkei staff writer | China

TOKYO -- The Nikkei Asia300 Index, tracing some 300 of Asia's must-watch listed companies, marked its first six months on Thursday with a 17% gain since its debut.

The Nikkei Asia300 Index stood at 1229.14 on May 31, while the index started at 1052.97 on December 1 last year.

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