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Asia stocks shaky before China data, ponder yield curve

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By Wayne ColeSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks wobbled on Tuesday as investors awaited developments in U.S. tax reform efforts, while contemplating if a marked flattening in the U.S. yield curve might ultimately be a harbinger of an economic slowdown there.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.25 percent after two sessions of declines, while Australia fell 0.9 percent.Japan's Nikkei was choppy, down 0.1 percent to add to four sessions of losses.Investors were waiting for any signs of compromise on U.S. tax policy after U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday ...

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 06:16 IST