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Asian stocks plunge as US, Europe report more coronavirus cases

Airlines drag down A300 index

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan tumbled Friday as concerns grew over the economic impact of the coronavirus after more infections were reported in the U.S. and Europe.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 2.3% to 1,292.74.

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