Asian shares fall as Sino-US trade spat intensifies
Updated : June 18, 2018 08:16 AM IST
Fears of a trade war added to pressure on oil prices, which extended Friday's big fall amid expectations of higher output from OPEC and Russia.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.2 percent in early trade, near its lowest level since May 31.
Japan's Nikkei slid 0.7 percent as fears of growing protectionism overshadowed stronger-than-expected export data.
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