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Asian shares drift lower

Asian shares and the dollar eased on Wednesday as investors grew cautious before upcoming central bank meetings and U.S. jobs data, while India's central bank surprised with its second inter-meeting rate cut this year. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.2 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average (.N225) fell 0.8 percent to a one-week low, pulling away from recent 15-year highs. Investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. nonfarm…