| February 26th, 2020 2:13 AM
Asian shares slide on fears virus' spread may be unstoppable
TOKYO (AP) — Asian sharesfell Wednesday on growing fears the virus' spread may be unstoppable, hurting global growth considerably.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 declined0.8% to finish at 22,426.19, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped2.3% to 6,708.10.South Korea's Kospi lost1.0% to 2,076.77. Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined0.8% to 26,674.67.