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Asian stocks rise more on hopes US measures will ease virus impact

AIA Group and Tencent Holdings fuel gains in A300 index

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan extended their advance on Wednesday amid bets that the fiscal and monetary policy support unveiled in the U.S. will help lessen the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Nikkei Asia300 index rose 4.4% to 1,094.77, adding to yesterday's 5.4% gain.

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