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The name of Yamaichi Securities — once Japan’s largest brokerage during the heyday of its 100-year history — was removed from quotation boards at the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya stock exchanges as the firm was delisted March 27.

Its shares ended Thursday, the eve of its delisting, at 2 yen on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with trading volume swelling to 41 million shares, the biggest on the first section for the day. Its closing price was unchanged from Wednesday.

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