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Asia Stocks Slip With U.S. Futures; Aussie Drops on Jobs

Asian stocks fell and copper rose before U.S. economic reports and the European Central Bank’s policy meeting. Australia’s dollar weakened against all its major peers after disappointing jobs data.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index (TPX) slid 0.4 percent as of 11:05 a.m. in Tokyo. Japan’s Topix declined 0.4 percent and Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures fell 0.2 percent. The Aussie depreciated 0.6 percent versus the dollar. Copper gained 0.3 percent and zinc climbed 0.4 percent. Full story