HONG KONG, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were on the defensive on Tuesday as a resurgence of COVID-19 in China fueled concerns that Beijing may reintroduce tough pandemic restrictions and that further restrictions could lead to supply chain disruptions .

The dollar retreated from strong overnight gains Tuesday, while oil paused from Monday’s pullback.

The broader Asia Pacific Index ex-Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) down 0.25% in early trade, while China’s benchmark fell 0.13%. Hong Kong’s benchmark…

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