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Asian stocks surge as fears of US-Iran military clash fade

Samsung Electronics hits record high on strong operating profit forecast

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian shares outside Japan jumped Thursday as the risk of a military conflict between the U.S. and Iran diminished following President Donald Trump's conciliatory remarks.

The Nikkei Asia300 index advanced 1.8% to 1,405.01.

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