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Asia stocks pressured by Wall Street losses, dollar sags

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, pressured by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged on lower long-term U.S. yields.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.2 percent.Australian stocks and South Korea's KOSPI were down 0.2 percent, respectively. Japan's Nikkei lost 0.5 percent.The S&P 500 information technology index barely rose overnight as it gave up much of the 1.4 percent intraday gains. The year's top-performing sector was still down ...

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 06:51 IST