• Asian stocks fall as US accuses China of election meddling

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    SINGAPORE - Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence claimed China had meddled with its midterm elections to unsettle the Trump administration, which Beijing has denied.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 23,783.72, and the Kospi in South Korea dropped 0.3 percent to 2,267.51. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.1 percent to 26,596.21. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.2 percent to 6,185.50. Stocks fell in Taiwan, Singapore and Indonesia. Markets on the Chinese mainland were closed for a national holiday.
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