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Asia stocks mixed, dollar surrenders some gains as investors remain cautious

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By Nichola SaminatherSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mixed on Friday, while the dollar surrendered some of the overnight gains it made on strong economic data amid ongoing political turbulence around U.S. President Donald Trump. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.1 percent, on track for a weekly loss of 0.5 percent.Japan's Nikkei reversed early gains to trade 0.15 percent lower, extending declines for the week to 1.8 percent for the week. Chinese shares added 0.1 percent, up 0.4 percent for the week. Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.2 percent, set for ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 09:03 IST