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Asian shares skid as bullish Fed take investors by surprise

Asian shares extended losses on Thursday after the Federal Reserve took an upbeat view on the U.S. economy and signalled that it remains firmly on track to raise interest rates this year despite an uncertain global outlook. Japan's Nikkei (.N225) slipped 0.4 percent, while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extended its drop and was down 1 percent. The Fed said that international…