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Asian stocks slump again as pandemic worsens amid rising deaths

Coronavirus fears eclipse Fed's second emergency rate cut

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside of Japan fell Monday as rising coronavirus infections and deaths in the U.S. and Europe eclipsed another emergency rate cut by the Federal Reserve.

The Nikkei Asia300 index of companies outside Japan fell 5.1% to 1,099.30.

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