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markets

Asian stock markets up: Japan's Nikkei up 0.60%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 0.66%, Shanghai's SSE Composite up 0.14%, and Australia's ASX200 up 0.74% - Google Finance

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business

Line, makers of a popular messaging app in Japan, have set their IPO price range up to $31.50 per share; will offer stock in July - TechCrunch

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markets

Asian stocks mixed amid Brexit fallout; Japanese and Chinese stocks up, but others down in trading

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Britain votes to leave EU

Image: How Europe and Asia markets tumbled after Brexit vote - WSJ

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Britain votes to leave EU

Editor's note: Markets are reacting to forecasts that Britain has voted to leave the EU. The pound has fallen to it's lowest level since 1985, FTSE 100 and U.S. stock futures are down and Japan's Nikkei 225 tumbled nearly 8 percent, MarketWatch reports. The London Stock Exchange opens at 8 a.m. local time (3 a.m. ET). - Stephanie

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Britain votes to leave EU

Circuit breaker kicks in for Nikkei futures, trading halted for 10 minutes for Japan stock futures - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Photo: Japan defense ministry says debris found on Tottori beach appears to be North Korea's Feb. 7 Taepodong-2 launch - @W7VOA

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Japan floods and landslides June 2016

More: Japanese officials announce evacuation order for nearly 80,000 in Omuta, Japan, because of landslide risk after heavy rains - NHK

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North Korea nuclear program

Japan's minister of defense: North Korean missile launches show the threat to Japan is 'intensifying' - Reuters

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Japan floods and landslides June 2016

At least 6 reported dead as rains batter quake-hit southwestern Japan - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Editor's note: Reuters is reporting that today's second North Korean missile launch was detected two hours after the first failed launch. The first missile was launched from the east coast city of Wonsan and fell into the sea between the Korean peninsula's east coast and Japan. It was reported as the fifth consecutive failed missile test. - Tom

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markets

Asia stocks rise on bets against Brexit; Japan's Nikkei up 1.2%, Australia's ASX and Shanghai stocks up 0.2% - MarketWatch

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North Korea nuclear program

Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, Kyodo news agency reports - Reuters

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markets

Asian markets extend rally against Brexit; Japan's Nikkei, Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 0.5%, Australia shares up 0.3% - Financial Times

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Relocation of US Marine base in Japan

Tens of thousands gather to protest US military presence on Japanese island of Okinawa - Fox News, AP, Reuters

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Hachijojima, Japan

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 202km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan

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business

Asian stocks rebound as US consumer price data soothes investor fears; Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.1% - AP

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Takahama-shi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Japanese court upholds injunction on shutdown of 2 reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power west of Tokyo - Reuters

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Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Preliminary magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes Japan's Hokkaido Island, about 14 miles ENE of Nanae - USGS

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markets

Japan will take steps on foreign exchange market if needed, country's top government spokesman says - Reuters

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