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Australian financial and mining stocks are taking a beating over concerns about the global economy.
Chinese stocks are reacting to a report by Xinhua that says the government is “actively considering” expanding a property tax expansion.
Markets are down across Asia:
Japan’s Nikkei 225 is down 0.31%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index is down 1.03%
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 is down 1.06%
The Shanghai Composite is down 1.13%
Korea’s Kospi Index is down 0.62%
Updated: 9:45 p.m. ET
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