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TOKYO - Asian shares skidded on Monday as investors awaited data this week that could provide more evidence of a slowdown in China, while the dollar gave back a little of its recent gains.
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Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistan's president-elect after signing a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over a disputed election. Jillian Kitchener reports.