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Nikkei Markets

Asian stocks skid amid crude oil rout, virus fears

Oil-related shares lead losses after Brent futures plunge

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian stocks outside of Japan slumped Monday, as a rout in crude oil prices worsened risk sentiment that was already under pressure from the coronavirus outbreak.

The Nikkei Asia300 index tumbled 5% to 1,227.55.

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