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Asian stocks gain as G7 finance chiefs move to tackle epidemic

Technology shares among top performers on A300 index

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan extended gains on Tuesday ahead of a conference call by G7 finance ministers and central bank chiefs to discuss the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

An unexpected rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia also boosted risk appetite.

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