By Hideyuki Sano
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks dipped and cryptocurrencies extended losses on Wednesday as uncertainties over inflation prompted investors to reduce exposure to riskier assets for now.
Also weighing on digital coins was a new Chinese ban on financial institutions providing services related to cryptocurrency transactions.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.
3% though Hong Kong and South Korea are closed for holiday.
Mainland China's CSI300 slipped 0.6% while Japan's.