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Global shares fall on Italian turmoil, euro, oil at multi-week lows

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By Swati PandeySYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the euro slipped back to 6-1/2 month lows as early elections loomed in Italy, but a revival in diplomatic talks with North Korea and a retreat in oil prices from recent highs supported sentiment. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.3 percent after three consecutive sessions of gains.Japan's Nikkei skidded 0.8 percent while South Korean shares slipped 0.5 percent. Australia's benchmark index was a touch firmer. Liquidity is expected to be relatively thin with market holidays in Singapore, ...

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First Published: Tue, May 29 2018. 08:16 IST