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Published in TZ Latest News 31 August, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Asian shares edge past China blues, euro wallows

Asian shares edged higher on Monday, with investors wary of a deepening crisis in Ukraine and a downbeat China manufacturing survey, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned a “full-scale war” was imminent if Russian troops continued to advance in support of pro-Moscow rebels, while U.S. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shrugged off early losses and was up about 0.3 percent, moving back toward Thursday’s six-and-a-half-year peak.

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