Asia stocks open higher on record for MSCI’s All-Country World Index

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By Kane Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asia stocks opened higher on Tuesday, cruising in the slipstream of a record high overnight gauge of global equity markets, with investors hoping for inflation and monetary policy clues later in a week full of key central bank meetings and data points. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.32% at 0130GMT, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged up 0.35%, as the country revised first-quarter data showing the economy shrank at a slower pace than initially reported. MSCI’s gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan rose 0.11%, following the path taken by its All-Country World I…

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