Asian Stocks Decline as U.S. Trade Data Spurs Tapering Concern

Asian Stocks Decline as U.S. Trade Data Spurs Tapering Concern

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Pedestrians look at an electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index advanced 1.3 percent last month, its first increase since April, after China pledged to do more to support a transition from reliance on exports to domestic demand in the world’s second-largest economy.