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Asia stocks near decade highs on buoyant Wall St, kiwi rallies

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asia stocks hovered near a decade high on Thursday following another record breaking day on Wall Street, while the New Zealand dollar rallied as hawkish-sounding statements by the country's central bank boosted the recently battered currency.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.3 percent and in close reach of a 10-year high set the previous day.Australian shares rose 0.4 percent and to their highest level since January 2008 while South Korea's KOSPI added 0.2 percent.Shanghai advanced 0.1 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng ...

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 08:14 IST