Sydney — Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong US jobs data though regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-US trade war.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei added 0.4% while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3%, with Australian stocks and South Korea’s Kospi up 0.4% and 0.3%, respectively...

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