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Asian stocks fall as crude prices surge after Saudi oil field attack

Disappointing China data further damp investor sentiment

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan fell alongside U.S. equity index futures after an attack on a major Saudi Arabian oil field pushed up energy prices.

The Nikkei Asia300 Index of companies outside Japan fell 0.5% to 1,283.26.

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