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Asian stocks fall on virus fears

by LLB Editor
23rd Jan 20 8:04 am

Stock markets in Asia have fallen as investors fret that the spread of the new coronavirus in China will impact economic growth.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was down by 0.9%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 2% lower, and the Shanghai Composite in China fell 2.9%.

Oil has also lost ground, with Brent crude down 1.6%.

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