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Asia shares encouraged by Wall Street record, await Fed outlook

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By Wayne ColeSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares crept higher on Wednesday after Wall Street notched another all-time high, while the dollar and bonds awaited clarity on the Federal Reserve's future path for U.S. policy after a likely rate rise later in the day.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent, while Japan's Nikkei put on 0.5 percent.Markets took their lead from the Dow , which rose 0.44 percent, while the S&P 500 gained 0.45 percent and the Nasdaq 0.73 percent.[.N]The S&P 500 technology sector rebounded 0.9 percent, following its biggest two-day ...

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 06:02 IST
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