Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

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Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumultAsian stocks edged up on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses, supported by hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war, while sterling slipped after the British parliament delayed a crucial vote on a Brexit withdrawal deal. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan < .miapj0000pus> rose 0.25%. Chinese shares < .csi300> advanced 0.31%, while Japan’s Nikkei < .n225> rose 0.30%.