Asia Stocks Snap Longest Win Streak Since 2013 After China Data

April 15, 2015 8:44 AM

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Asia stocks fell, with the regional benchmark poised to snap its longest winning streak since December 2013, after China posted the slowest economic growth in six years.

Health-care stocks fell most among the regional index’s 10 industry groups, with Santen Pharmaceutical Co. dropping 3.3 percent in Tokyo. Energy shares were the only group to advance, with Inpex Corp. rising 1.5 percent in Tokyo and Cnooc Ltd. adding 3.9 percent in Hong Kong as crude prices rose a f...

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