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Asian stocks fall more amid growing fears over China epidemic

Chinese stocks plunge as mainland market reopens after Lunar New Year break

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan extended losses on Monday as growing fears over the coronavirus outbreak prompted mainland Chinese equities and the yuan to plunge when markets opened after the Lunar New Year break.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 0.95% to 1,308.58, adding to last week's 5.4% fall.

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