Global Markets: Asia stocks slip to 14-month lows on simmering trade worries

By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped to 14-month lows on Wednesday, as investor confidence was chilled by the latest round of verbal threats in an intensifying U.S.-China trade conflict. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.3 percent, plumbing its lowest levels since July 2017.Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.

5 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.3 percent.Tokyo's Nikkei declined 0.4 percent and Australian stocks gave up 0.1 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI shed 0.2 percent.The.....

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