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| Feb 4, 2016

Stocks fall further as yen climbs

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, dragged down by the yen’s ascent against the dollar. The Nikkei average fell 146.26 points, or 0.85 percent, to close at 17,044.99. On Wednesday, it dived 559.43 points. The Topix ended down 17.46 points, ...

Feb 1, 2016

Key 10-year JGB yield falls to record low 0.050%

Japan’s benchmark long-term interest rate, measured by the yield on the most recent issue of 10-year Japanese government bonds, fell to a record low of 0.050 percent in interdealer trading on Monday morning. The reading for the yield on the 0.3 percent 341st issue ...