Tuesday Outlook: Asian shares drop; oil prices fall after blistering run

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A woman stands in front of a panel displaying the afternoon trading Hang Seng Index, after Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong, China May 22, 2020.

A woman stands in front of a panel displaying the afternoon trading Hang Seng Index, after Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong, China May 22, 2020.

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Asia shares fall as global energy crunch fuels inflation worries
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.9%

Gold flat as dollar holds firm on Fed taper bets
Spot gold was unchanged at $1,753.77 per ounce

Oil falls after blistering run amid global energy crisis
Brent crude was down 26 cents, or 0.3%, at $83.39 a barrel

Dollar attracts safe-haven flows, soars versus yen
The dollar index was up 0.174% at 94.328, not far from its one-year high of 94.504 touched earlier this month


 

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