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Review: Asian stoсks drop after North Korea's missile test

Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday after North Korea fired another ballistic missile, which escalated tensions on the Korean peninsula.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares dropped 0.6 percent.

Japan's Nikkei slid 0.1 percent, and South Korea's KOSPI was down 0.6 percent.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slumped 1.5 percent, and the Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.5 percent.

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