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Asian Stocks Down as U.S. Election Draws Near, COVID-19 Number March Upwards

27 days ago   |   By FXCM

By Gina Lee
Investing.com - Asia Pacific stocks were down Friday, ending the week on a downward trend as jitters over the results of the U.S. presidential election and persistent fears over the global economic recovery from COVID-19.
Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.64% by 11:32 PM ET and South Korea's KOSPI slid 1.10%.
In Australia, the ASX 200 was down 0.22%. Data released earlier in the day showed that the third quarter Producer Price Index grew 0.4% quarter on quarter, better than the previous month's 1.2% contraction. The PPI remained unchanged year-on-year, contracting 0.4%.
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