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Investors in a 'get-me-out-of-here mood' as Asian stock markets tumble

With every single market in the red, Asia's benchmark MSCI Asia Pacific Index has erased November's 2.7 per cent climb and is heading to its lowest level since end-October

Sensex, Nifty decline amid sell-off in equities as trade tensions flare up

Asian stock markets are off to a bad start this week, with most major indexes plunging anywhere from 1-2 per cent. And the reasons aren’t new: concerns over growth and escalating frictions between two of the world’s superpowers. The sell-off in global equities deepened in Asia hours after Chinese economic data released over the weekend signalled a further weakening of both domestic and international demand in November. Adding insult to injury, tensions have ratcheted up after the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer, with China’s Vice ...