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HONG KONG, Sep 18 (Reuters) Asian stocks listed on Wall Street <.BKAS> fell 0.9 percent with financial shares under pressure amid increasing worries that the turmoil in the credit markets would spread.

This came as thousands of depositors queued to withdraw their savings from Britain's mortgage lender Northern Rock , which fell victim to the sharp rise in borrowing costs between banks and had to be rescued by emergency Bank of England funding last week.

Bank shares including HSBC Holdings <0005.HK>, Mitsubishi UFJ <8306.T> and Woori Financial Group <053000.KS> all lost ground.

The three major U.S. stock gauges fell with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> additionally hit by a decisive antitrust ruling against Microsoft Corp in Europe.

MSCI's measure of Asia Pacific stocks excluding Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> slid nearly 1 percent on Monday on credit concerns, but remained just 4.2 percent below its all-time high set on July 24.

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