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.
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.
“The decline by U.S. equities