Asian Stocks Outside Japan Decline After Hawkish Fed Comments

  • Cathay Pacific plunges in Hong Kong as earnings miss estimates
  • Topix rises as yen halts advance after touching 100 per dollar

Maher: Yen Can Strengthen to 80 If Abenomics Fails

Asian stocks outside of Japan fell for the first time in four days after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials. Shares in Tokyo climbed as the yen halted its advance after briefly surpassing 100 per dollar.

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