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Nikkei Markets

Asian stocks slump after China virus kills six and infects 300

Chinese airlines fall on concerns outbreak could dampen travel demand

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside Japan tumbled Tuesday after a new virus in China left at least six people dead and infected about 300, triggering concerns that the outbreak could hurt the regional economic outlook.

The Nikkei Asia300 index fell 1.8% to 1,399.24.

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