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markets

Japan's Nikkei stock index slides 5.1% as Asian markets extend losses after volatile US session - CNBC

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Nikkei 225

Japan's Nikkei off 4% in early trading; index dips below 15,000 for first time since Oct 2014 - Reuters

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foreign exchange market

US dollar hits new session low vs Japanese yen, falls to 114.02 - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Update: New Japan sanctions on North Korea include tougher financial reporting rules, port restrictions, total entry ban on North Korean nationals - AFP

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food & beverage

Japanese beermaker Asahi makes 2.55 billion euro deal to buy SABMiller's UK and European brands Peroni and Grolsch, London Meantime brewery - Press Association

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North Korea nuclear program

Japan announces new sanctions on North Korea to protest rocket launch seen as missile test - AP

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Japan

3 Japanese financial websites stop working as hackers claim responsibility in whaling protest - Bloomberg

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markets

Japan's Nikkei falls to lowest level since Oct 2014; index down 1.13% at 15,903.59 - Reuters, Google Finance

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markets

Japan's Nikkei 225 index up 0.3% in early trading - Google Finance

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Japan

Long-dated Japanese bond prices rise, pushing the yield on the benchmark 10-year bond into negative territory for the first time ever - MarketWatch

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North Korea nuclear program

President Obama discussed North Korea's ballistic missile launch with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in Monday night phone call - @AliABCNews

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Australia

Japan's Nikkei close down more than 5%, biggest intraday loss since May 2013; Australia shares fell 2.6% in biggest loss since September - Guardian

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Japan

Yield on 10-year Japan government bond falls below 0 for 1st time as Nikkei tumble more than 5% - CNBC

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Australia

Japan's Nikkei index down more than 5.2% or 898 points; Australian stocks sharply lower - CNBC

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Japan

Benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond yield hit 0% for 1st time on record as Nikkei slides - Reuters

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Japan

Dollar/yen exchange rate falls below 115.17 yen, hits lowest level since November 2014 - Reuters

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Japan

Japan's Nikkei 225 index extends losses in early trading; now down more than 4% or 685 points - CNBC

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Australia

Australia's ASX down 2.1%, Japan's Nikkei opens lower 2% after US stocks selloff - CNBC

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Japan

Giant Eagle Voluntarily Recalls Japanese Hand Breaded Cod Fillets Due to an Undeclared Soy Allergen

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foreign exchange market

US dollar tumbles to a 1-year low versus the yen, but trades higher against the euro and other rivals - MarketWatch

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