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Published in TZ Latest News 14 August, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Asian shares edge up, poised for weekly rise

Euro zone bond yields dropped to record lows after Germany reported its economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter, raising expectations of more European Central Bank easing measures. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent, poised for a weekly gain over 2 percent. Japan’s Nikkei stock average (.N225) edged down 0.1 percent, though it was still poised to gain over 3 percent for the week.

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