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Review: Asian markets focused on risk events

Asian shares rose on Wednesday, but investors still avoid taking risks due to several important political and economic events this week, such as former FBI chief James Comey's Senate testimony, Thursday ECB meeting and UK election.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares inched up 0.1 percent.

The Japanese Nikkei 225 added 0.16% to 20 011.55. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.01% to 25,999.24, while the Shanghai Stock Exchange SSE Composite Index вас up 1.13% at 3,137.11.

Photo: REUTERS/Toru Hanai



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