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Global Markets: Asia stocks snap back into the red on simmering North Korea tensions

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks turned lower on Thursday as investors fretted about the simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea, sending Seoul shares skidding to two-month lows even as the previous day's rush into safe-haven assets appeared to slow.Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow suit, forecasting Britain's FTSE to open down 0.6 percent and Germany's DAX and France's CAC to start a shade lower. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 1 percent, snapping a brief foray into positive territory early in the day ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 11:10 IST