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Asian shares edged up on Monday on optimism about global growth, while the dollar was on the defensive as a subdued U.S. inflation outlook capped U.S. bond yields and raised questions about the Federal Reserve's plans to tighten policy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.4 percent while Japan's Nikkei (.N225) rose 0.1 percent. The prospect of solid global economic growth has kept alive investors' optimism over world equities even as some markets, including Wall Street, have slowed down from a frenetic run due to high valuations.