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Asian shares mixed after China data

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Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday, with investors unimpressed by data showing better than expected Chinese economic growth in the second quarter. 

The dollar held on to gains made in New York after US Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen suggested interest rates could rise earlier than expected if the jobs market continues to pick up.

Tokyo dipped 0.1%, or 15.86 points, to finish at 15,379.30, while Sydney rose 0.14%, or 7.6 points, to 5,518.9 and Seoul edged up 0.76 points to 2,013.48.

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