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Wednesday, 06 April 2016 - 7:13
Lower oil prices hit Asian stocks
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Many Asian markets fell on Tuesday as the decline in the oil price appeared to weigh on investor sentiment.

In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 closed down 2.4% at 15,732.82, the sixth session in a row that the index has fallen.

In South Korea, the Kospi index closed down 0.8% at 1,962.74, the lowest close in a month.

US stocks ended lower on Monday after the price of US crude oil fell 3% in New York trade.

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