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Japan’s Nikkei Leads Asia Lower

Profit-taking and overnight declines in a U.S. weighed on Japan’s Nikkei Tuesday, with many other Asian markets in disastrous territory.

The Nikkei Stock Average was down 0.2%, adding to Monday’s 0.1% loss, with declines led by financial and wiring stocks. The ceiling movement for U.S. Treasury yields and a dollar opposite a yen following a U.S. choosing has eased in new sessions, fueling some-more profit-taking vigour in…

Article source: http://www.wsj.com/articles/asia-shares-flat-nikkei-down-on-profit-taking-yen-strength-1480392646