Asian stock markets wobble as China Evergrande woes sap confidence

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, is reflected on an electronic board displaying stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonMSCI APAC index ex-Japan set for third weekly dropJapan's Nikkei climbs 2% after trading resumes post-holidayChina Evergrande misses interest payment due on ThursU.S. Treasury yields at highest in nearly three monthsHONG KONG, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Asian shares were on edge on Friday, hurt by persistent uncertainty around the fate of debt-ridden China Evergrande (3333.HK), even as increased risk appetite drove U.S. stocks and Treasury yields higher.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) was little changed after falling 0.7% this week, poised for its third weekly loss in a row.Australian (.AXJO) shares fell 0.4%, while the Hong Kong benchmark (.HSI) was mostly flat.Japan's Nikkei (.N225) rose 2%, however, catching up with global gains after the ma
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