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Asian markets move higher as market jitters appear to ease

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,009.01 and South Korea's Kospi advanced 0.9 percent to 2,444.31. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.7...