Asian stocks slip as oil woes sap sentiment, euro stands tall

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic growth.

People walk past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.16 percent.

Australian stocks dropped 0.48 percent and South Korea’s KOSPI shed 0.5 percent. Japan’s Nikkei lost 0.8 percent.

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