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Review: Asian stocks dip as Trump’s regional visit continues

Asian stocks moved away from recent decade top on Monday with investors investors turned cautious amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s trip to region.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares slumped 0.2 percent, retreating from Friday’s peak of 557.9, the highest level since November 2007.

Japan's Nikkei gained slightly to almost a 21-year high.

South Korea's KOSPI advanced 0.6 percent in early trading before sliding by 0.3 percent.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 0.2 percent. The Hong Kong China Enterprises Index tumbled 0.9 percent.


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