Asian Stocks Drop on Fed Rate Bets; Topix Gains as Yen Weakens

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  • Fed Vice Chairman Fischer says still chance of 2016 rate hike
  • South Korean, Taiwanese share gauges lead regional declines

Asian stocks fell for a third day as crude futures dropped and investors weighed the prospects for higher interest rates in the U.S. Shares in Japan climbed on speculation there will be more stimulus.

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