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Review: Volatility jumps across Asian markets

Asian indexes fell as U.S. President Donald Trump's healthcare defeat raised more questions about his ability to achieve tax cuts and fiscal spending to stimulate the economy.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares dropped 0.1% after the first weekly decline in the last three weeks.

The Japanese Nikkei was down 1.5% amid the yen's advance against the weakened U.S. Dollar.

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