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Asia stocks consolidate after touching decade highs, dollar steady

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged down on Thursday, consolidating after touching their highest in a decade, while the dollar held steady before the U.S. inflation report for August is published.Financial markets will also be on tenterhooks ahead of a run of data from China due at 0200 GMT, including factory output, fixed asset investment and retail sales, that will show the strength of the world's second-biggest economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent after rising to its highest since 2007 the day before.Japan's Nikkei ...

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 06:44 IST