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Asian stocks skid as oil woes sap sentiment, euro stands tall

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks stumbled on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic growth.Spreadbetters tipped opening losses for Britain's FTSE of 0.1 percent, a 0.25 percent decline for Germany's DAX and France's CAC is seen down 0.15 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.6 percent.China's Shanghai index was down 0.55 percent, Australian stocks dropped 0.6 percent and South Korea's KOSPI shed 0.4 percent. Japan's ...

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 11:53 IST