A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Tokyo as Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. Photo: AP

Japan stock market rout shows no let-up by close as Singapore equities slide; Hong Kong poised to trade lower Thursday

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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Tokyo as Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. Photo: AP
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