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Global Markets: Asia stocks pull back as investors eye new risks; oil higher

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer Wall Street lead and pausing a recent rally, as investors remained cautious about key economic and political risks, while supply concerns kept crude oil prices near 3-1/2-year highs.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.65 percent after rising the previous day to its highest since late March. The index had rallied for three straight sessions prior to Tuesday."The markets appear to be taking a breather after their recent surge, awaiting fresh developments in matters ...

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 08:40 IST