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US-Iran tension drags Asian markets lower

Ahn Young-joon, AP Photo

Posted at Jan 08 2020 04:20 PM

US-Iran tension drags Asian markets lower

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday. Oil prices rose and Asian stock markets fell Wednesday after Iran fired missiles at US bases in Iraq in retaliation for the killing of an Iranian general.