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Asia shares near two-year high as U.S. hi-tech rebound boosts mood

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By Hideyuki SanoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally.European shares seen extending gains, with spread-betters expecting Germany's DAX to rise 0.2 percent from Monday's record closing high. France's CAC is expected to open 0.3 percent higher while Britain's FTSE is seen up 0.1 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan held firm near a two-year high struck last week, but was little changed ...

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 11:18 IST
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