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Asian stocks fall as South Korea reports jump in coronavirus cases

Lotte Shopping paces losses among South Korean companies

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan declined Thursday after South Korea reported a jump in coronavirus cases and two Japanese nationals died from the virus infection.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 0.6% to 1,364.01.

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