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Asian shares hit 10-year high on Wall Street record finishes

Gains were kept in check, however, by a decline in shares of Apple Inc by 0.6% after it unveiled its newest line of iPhones.

Reuters  |  Tokyo 

Asian shares inched up to a 10-year high on Wednesday, cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while the dollar's rise against the yen helped boost Japanese shares. The S&P 500, Dow Jones industrials and Nasdaq Composite all marked record finishes as investors' concerns faded about North Korean tensions as well as the impact of Hurricane Irma. Gains were kept in check, however, by a decline in shares of Apple Inc after it unveiled its newest line of iPhones. Apple fell 0.6 per cent but pared some losses in after-hours trade. The new iPhone's sales will have ...

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 08:29 IST
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