Asia braced for China data after U.S. disappoints

April 15, 2015 12:20 AM

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Asia braced for China data after U.S. disappoints

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets took a cautious stance on Wednesday ahead of an anxiously-awaited reading on China's growth pulse, while the dollar nursed losses after a disappointing reading on consumer spending nudged bond yields lower.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was all but flat, while Japan's Nikkei .N225 inched down 0.2 percent.

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