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Asia-Pacific shares was down 0.1 percent on Wednesday

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of trade-weighted peers, rose 0.1 percent to 99.055.  The MSCI World index surpassed Tuesday’s record to hit a new high on Wednesday.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent on Wednesday, after touching a near two-year high earlier in the day.
“Concerns about geopolitical risks such as North Korea had weighed on the dollar against the yen recently…
Australian shares dropped 1 percent, failing to find new catalysts to lift above a two-year high hit on Monday.

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according to The dollar index .DXY, which tracks the greenback against a basket of trade-weighted peers, rose 0.1 percent to 99.055.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.1 percent on Wednesday, after touching a near two-year high earlier in the day.
“Concerns about geopolitical risks such as North Korea had weighed on the dollar against the yen recently…
While growth in China eased more than expected, the world’s second-largest economy nevertheless avoided a sharp loss of momentum.
That followed figures from Asian economies including Indonesia, Malaysia, India and Japan that all showed faster manufacturing growth in April.
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according to The dollar index .DXY, which tracks the greenback against a basket of trade-weighted peers, rose 0.1 percent to 99.055.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.1 percent on Wednesday, after touching a near two-year high earlier in the day.
“Concerns about geopolitical risks such as North Korea had weighed on the dollar against the yen recently…
While growth in China eased more than expected, the world’s second-largest economy nevertheless avoided a sharp loss of momentum.
That followed figures from Asian economies including Indonesia, Malaysia, India and Japan that all showed faster manufacturing growth in April.

 

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