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Asia shares hit 10-year high on relief after Irma, North Korea

Asian shares hit a 10-year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2% to its highest level since late 2007. Japan’s Nikkei added 1.0%. On […]