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Nikkei Markets

Asian equities slump as violence erupts in Hong Kong

Uncertainty over US-China trade also dampens investor appetite

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan tumbled Monday amid a slide in Hong Kong equities after a protester was shot at by the police in the city.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 1.7% to 1,317.25.

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