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Asian stocks decline as governments impose more curbs to check virus outbreak

Investors worry restrictions to further damp economic activities

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan extended losses on Tuesday amid increasing worries that the global economic downturn caused by the coronavirus will deepen as countries impose more restrictions to check the pandemic.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 1.6% to 1,082.25.

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