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Global Markets: Asia shares hover near 2-month low as growth, U.S. policy risks weigh

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By Hideyuki SanoTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered near two-month lows on Thursday as softer oil and copper prices and uncertainty over U.S. policy kept many investors on the sidelines, even as some high-tech bellwethers bounced back after a searing sell-off.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was barely changed. It has slipped 4.7 percent from a 10-year peak hit on Nov. 23 as investors booked profits after robust gains this year. While some technology bellwethers such as Tencent and Alibaba rebounded, many others including materials shares, such as Korea's Posco, ...

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 08:56 IST