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Asia stocks, euro steady as markets pause for breath after French election

SINGAPORE Asian equities were steady on Tuesday and the euro retained gains as markets' euphoria over a centrist victory in the first round of the French presidential election subsided, though near-term investor sentiment remains positive.

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French election results catapult Wall Street higher; Nasdaq sets record

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Labor shortage a stress test for Japan's 24/7 convenience stores

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