Passers-by look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop nuclear and missile testing.The Nasdaq composite lost 1.3 percent to 7,146.13 and the Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 0.6 percent, to 1,564.12 . For every stock that rose on the New York Stock Exchange, two declined, though the indexes finished the week with gains.It added 28 cents per barrel in London on Friday.CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to 107.78 yen from 107.64 yen on Friday.
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