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Asian shares wobbly, euro steady after ECB ends QE


  • Markets
  • Friday, 14 Dec 2018

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.3 percent while Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.4 percent.  On Wall Street, the S&P 500 ticked down 0.02 percent to 2,650, not far from its 6-1/2-month closing low of 2,633 touched on Nov 23, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.39 percent.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.3 percent while Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.4 percent. On Wall Street, the S&P 500 ticked down 0.02 percent to 2,650, not far from its 6-1/2-month closing low of 2,633 touched on Nov 23, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.39 percent.

TOKYO: Asian shares were on the defensive on Friday as investors kept a wary eye on economic tensions between Washington and Beijing while the euro was steady after the European Central Bank halted new bond purchases as expected.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.3 percent while Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.4 percent.

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