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Stock losses muted in Asia after global rout
By Richard CARTER
Tokyo, Oct 12, 2018 (AFP) - Asia's main stock markets traded lower Friday, but losses were relatively muted as investors took a breather after a global rout sparked by fears over higher US interest rates.
Equities in Japan and China were marginally in the red but other smaller markets rebounded into positive territory as the fightback began from a broad-based capitulation over the past two days.
In Tokyo, the main Nikkei- ...