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Asia shares hover near two-month low as growth, U.S. policy risks sap sentiment

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By Hideyuki SanoTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares held close to a two-month low on Thursday as softer oil and copper as well as U.S. policy uncertainty kept sentiment in check, while high-tech stocks struggled to recover after a searing sell-off.Investors are looking to the final tax legislation in the United States, where a potential U.S. government shutdown looms if Congress fails to agree on a spending package. There are also fears of a violent backlash in the Middle East from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares ...

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 06:40 IST