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Asian shares down as tech blues offset U.S. tax cut optimism

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By Hideyuki SanoTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares dipped slightly on Tuesday as investors' rotation out of technology shares took a toll on some of the region's tech heavyweights although hopes of a major tax cut in the United States underpinned risk sentiment.European shares are seen steady, with spread-betters picking Britain's FTSE and Germany's DAX to be almost flat and France's CAC to edge 0.1 percent lower.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent, driven by a fall in technology shares such as Tencent and Alibaba Group Holding.Japan's Nikkei slipped ...

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 12:37 IST