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Global Markets: Asia shares ease as trade war fears return, pound bewildered by politics

Reuters  |  SYDNEY 

By Wayne Cole and Swati PandeySYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares reversed early gains on Tuesday as anxieties about the Sino-U.S. trade war recast their long shadow over investor sentiment, while several high-profile resignations from Britain's government kept sterling on the defensive.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.1 percent after earlier rising more than 0.5 percent. The index had gained 1.3 percent on Monday.The losses were led by China, with Shanghai blue chips off 0.4 percent. The index added 2.8 percent on Monday for the biggest daily jump since August ...

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 12:02 IST