Asia stocks fall, German bond sale shakes euro

photoSINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Thursday and the euro struggled close to a seven-week low to the dollar after a botched German bond sale raised alarm that Europe’s ever-worsening sovereign debt crisis is starting to affect even the continent’s economic powerhouse. Oil slipped further, a day after weak data from Europe, China and the United States stoked fears that the global economy may be heading for a recession that would dull demand for industrial commodities. …