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Asia markets bounce as markets score debate for Hillary Clinton

Markets have tended to see Clinton as the candidate of the status quo, while few are sure what a Trump presidency might mean for US foreign policy, international trade deals or the domestic economy.

 
 
The BOJ maintained the 0.1 per cent negative interest rate it applies to some of the excess reserves that financial institutions park with the central bank.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat, while South Korea edged up 0.1 per cent. Liquidity was further sapped by a holiday in Japan.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.15 per cent. Japan's Nikkei advanced 0.3 per cent, while Australian shares climbed 0.9 per cent.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.6 per cent. Japan's Nikkei erased earlier gains to stand little changed as the yen advanced.
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