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Asian shares mixed at new year’s start

DOWN SENTIMENT:New York’s bourse made some record gains going into the new year, but China’s slowing manufacturing growth tempered global confidence


On currency markets, the US dollar sat at ¥105.31 in Asian trade, against ¥105.33 in New York on Tuesday. Earlier this week the greenback hit ¥105.41, its highest since October 2008.

The euro bought US$1.3752 compared with US$1.3753 while it was at ¥144.81 from ¥144.89.

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