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ASIA: Asian stocks fall for fifth week on growth concerns

RECESSION The Federal Reserve's latest rate cut was not enough to halt the MSCI Asia Pacific Index's longest losing streak since August 2004



Thai share prices closed 3.40 percent higher, dealers said.

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) composite index gained 26.63 points to 810.86 and the blue-chip SET-50 added 21.42 points to 588.59.


Indian share prices closed up 3.31 percent, dealers said.

The benchmark 30-share SENSEX index rose 584.71 points to 18,233.42.

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