Japanese Stocks Plunge Into Bear Market as Global Rout Deepens

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Global Stocks Are on the Brink of a Bear Market

Japanese stocks plunged into a bear market amid a slump in equities across Asia as investor concerns over the global economic outlook outweighed technical signs that a China-fueled rout has gone too far.

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