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Asian stocks decline as pandemic worsens in US, Europe

Indian equities slump more than 13% as country moves into lockdown

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan fell Monday, weighed by rising coronavirus infections and deaths in the U.S. and in Europe that prompted more restrictions on citizens.

The Nikkei Asia300 index fell 6.1% to 995.02.

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