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Asian shares turn red as Hong Kong tumbles on China virus

Reuters Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Asian shares erased earlier gains on Wednesday, swinging into negative territory as a spike in new Chinese virus cases sent Hong Kong stocks tumbling and fueled fears about economic impact of the outbreak.
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