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Review: Asian stocks fall after North Korea’s last nuclear bomb test

Asian shares slumped on Monday as investors moved into haven assets after North Korea’s latest nuclear test.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares dropped 0.4 percent.

Japan's Nikkei tumbled 0.9 percent.

South Korea's KOSPI lost 0.6 percent.

Australian shares dipped 0.3 percent.

The Hang Seng Index sank 0.5 percent.

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