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Spreading trade war, Dow dive spark Asia markets sell-off

But prognosis for regional markets not dire given their relatively low valuation

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Wall Street jitters spread to Asia, with Japan's Nikkei tumbling 2 per cent on Thursday. Also falling were the STI and Australia's ASX 200, with only Hong Kong's Hang Seng bucking the trend.

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THE overnight bloodbath on Wall Street triggered sell-offs in Asian equities on Thursday, unsettling markets already mired in poor global data, a spreading trade war, Brexit jitters and Washington's impeachment saga.

Oil prices also tanked after an unexpected rise in US...

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