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Asian stocks rebound as central banks pledge support to fight virus impact

Samsung Electronics and Tencent among gainers on A300 index

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan rebounded Monday on expectations that central banks around the world will step in to contain the economic fallout of the novel coronavirus.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan advanced 0.9% to 1,284.85, recovering after last week's 6.6% selloff amid increasing worries over the spread of the virus beyond China.

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