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Review: Asian stocks slide, following Wall Street decline

Asian stocks dropped on Friday, following global sell-off in bonds and shares.

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

Japan's Nikkei fell 0.5 percent, South Korea's KOSPI slipped 0.3 percent and Australian shares collapsed 0.9 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng slid 0.4 percent. 

Investors also awaited the start of G-20 summit in Hamburg on Friday and U.S. non-farm jobs report.

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