Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Nikkei Markets Asian equities slide more as China virus infections, death toll rise Airlines across the region slump as epidemic affects travel demand January 28, 2020 20:23 JST | China
HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian share outside of Japan fell further on Tuesday, led by travel and Chinese tourism-related companies on rising worries over the epidemic in China.
The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 0.9% to 1,375.81.
Korean Air Lines dropped 6.7%, Singapore Airlines declined 2.9%, AirAsia slid 3.8%, and Malaysia Airports Holdings lost 6.7%. South Korean cosmetics company Amorepacific Group plummeted 7.7% and LG Household & Healthcare fell 7.1%. Chinese citizens are major consumers of Korean beauty products. Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions Never miss a story with breaking news alerts Customize your reading experience
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