Asian shares languish as jittery investors eye 2016 election

TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Asia on Wednesday as jitters over the U.S. presidential election and weaker oil prices shook investor confidence. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 1.8 percent to 17,118.29 as the yen rose against the U.S. dollar. The Hang Seng of Hong Kong dropped 1.4 percent to 22,819.92 and South […]
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