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Asian markets slide after Trump bans European travelers over virus

Circuit breakers triggered in Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on March 11.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Asian stock markets swooned Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a ban on travel from Europe. Trump announced the decision after the World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus a pandemic.

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