Japanese Stocks Tumble as Exporters Retreat Amid Stronger Yen

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Topix Tumbles Most in 11 Weeks

Japanese stocks tumbled as a reluctance for additional easing from the Bank of Japan sent the yen to the highest level in more than 18 months, pummeling companies that rely on overseas markets for sales. 

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