Asian Stocks, Currencies Drop Oil Rises Middle East Unrest

Asian Stocks, Currencies Drop Oil Rises Middle East Unrest

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The MSCI Asia Pacific Index dropped 1.1 percent to 137.83 as of 3:32 p.m. in Tokyo, led by a 1.8 percent drop in Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average.