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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks slide again; Turkish lira looks to snap losing rally

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* EM stock index slides for fourth straight session

* Lira firms to 11.1 a dollar

* Polish zloty at 12-year lows amid Belarus migrant crisis

* Brussels considers withholding funds from Poland and Hungary

By Susan Mathew

Nov 22 (Reuters) – Emerging market shares fell for a fourth straight session on Monday as rising COVID-19 cases in Europe and some hawkish comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve weighed on risk appetite, while Turkey’s lira firmed after plumbing record lows.

MSCI’s index of EM shares hit a two-week low, down 0.4%, with Hong Kong, India and Taiwan bourses pulled lower by tech names. Losses outside Asia included Russia and Middle East .

Mainland China stocks, however, rose on policy easing expectations.

Austria’s fourth national lockdown to stem COVID-19 infections, and Germany warning it may follow suit, had investors worried about the economic fallout.

Meanwhile, Fed policymakers such as Vice Chair Richard Clarida and Governor Christopher Waller…

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