Japanese Stocks Fall as Yen Strengthens, Machine Orders Decline

  • Yen touches strongest level against dollar since October 2014
  • Topix falls 17 percent in 2016 as foreigners dump shares

Yen Struggles to Advance for Seventh Day

Japanese stocks fell, extending two weeks of losses, as the yen rallied for a seventh day and a report showed machine orders dropped for the first time in three months.

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