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Global Markets: Asia stocks edge up on tech shares, U.S. inflation data awaited

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Tuesday with technology shares buoyed by gains in their Wall Street peers, but gains were limited ahead of U.S. inflation data later in the day which could offer clues on the pace of interest rate rises this year.Spreadbetters expected a slightly lower start for European stocks, with Britain's FTSE dipping 0.1 percent, Germany's DAX inching down 0.05 percent and France's CAC shedding 0.07 percent.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent after spending much of the day swerving in and out of ...

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 11:57 IST