Last updated: March 19, 2018

Asia shares wobble as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stalls

Man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were on a weak footing on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the recently bullish dollar stalled against the euro and yen following a mixed bag of U.S. economic data. Japan's Nikkei lost more than one percent as the yen firmed. Shanghai see-sawed in and out of negative terrain, and was last up 0.1 percent, after rallying on Tuesday on expectations MSCI could add China's mainland stocks to its emerging market benchmark for the first time.

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