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| June 20, 2018

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Asian stocks hunker down as U.S. debt deadline looms -

A visitor walks past logos at the TSE in TokyoBy Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks marked time on Wednesday with nervous investors praying that frantic talks in Washington to avert a U.S. debt default could lead to a deal before the Oct 17 deadline, after which the government would run out of ways to borrow. U.S. Senate aides said an agreement to lift the government's $ 16.7 trillion borrowing limit was near but details still needed to be worked out, leaving markets clinging to hopes that an announcement will be made later on Wednesday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0. …



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