Asian stocks fall

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Stocks fell at exchanges in Asia today.

With Wall Street closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, local markets in the region lost momentum.

China was down 1.7% to 10,440.56 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost more than 1% to 22,245.00.

Taiwan was down almost 1%, and the Nikkei in Japan 0.36% to 19,873.34.

The Australian market opened strongly but dipped in the the afternoon to be trading down 0.21% at the ASX 200 key support level of 5,200.

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