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Asia stocks stumble on Wall Street losses, dollar sags

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, dragged 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.Weaker copper also checked risk sentiment. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.9 percent with non-ferrous metals producers suffering large losses after copper's slide overnight to a two-month low. [.T]MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.9 percent.Australian stocks shed 0.35 percent, South Korea's KOSPI lost 0.65 percent and Shanghai retreated 0.7 ...

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 09:09 IST