Asia Shares Euro Under Water As Turkish Lira Sinks

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SYDNEY – Asia share markets skidded and the euro hit one-year lows on Monday as a renewed rout in the Turkish lira drove demand for safe harbors, including the U.S. dollar, Swiss franc and yen.

Japan’s Nikkei lost 1.3 percent and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.1 percent as bourses across the region turned red.

EMini futures for the S&P 500 were off 0.33 percent, while 10-year Treasury yields dipped further to 2.85 percent.




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