China shares pause for GDP test, euro pressured

April 14, 2015 6:47 AM

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China shares pause for GDP test, euro pressured

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese shares fought to sustain yet another seven-year peak on Tuesday a day before the country updates on economic growth, while much of the rest of Asia took a breather after recent hefty gains.

A surprise decision by Singapore's central bank not to ease policy gave a boost to emerging currencies in the region, while the euro touched lows on the yen not seen since mid-2013.

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