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Tuesday, Aug 27
Asian stocks slide amid geopolitical tensions
- The possibility of an imminent U.S. military strike on Syria has global equities reeling on the heels of Wall Street's worst day since June.
- The Nikkei trades down nearly 2% in Tokyo in a broad-based sell-off.
- Across the region: ASX -1%, Kospi -0.5%, Shanghai Composite -0.8%, Hang Seng -1.6%