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Pricier global capital poses a problem for a region stillfinancing its own development. The Asian Development Bankestimates the region needs to spend $8.3 trillion, equivalent toChina's GDP, over the current decade to maintain and expand itselectricity, telecommunications, transport and water supply.
There were signs of strength elsewhere. Copper climbed back towards the previous day's 2-month high of $7,318 atonne and tensions in Libya pushed Brent oil past $109 abarrel to leave it just shy of last week's $110 four-month high.