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Asian stocks fall, tracking US futures as virus outbreak worsens

Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix among key losers on A300

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan fell Wednesday, tracking the decline in U.S. equity index futures, as investors await details of a U.S. stimulus plan to mitigate the impact of the novel coronavirus.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 1.1% to 1,227.52.

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