Asian markets fell Wednesday, with a stronger yen pulling Japanese stocks sharply lower, as the region reacted badly to a disappointing U.S. labour market report.
The Nikkei 225 index in
The September U.S. jobs report provided an unclear outlook for the world's largest economy, increasing market expectations the Federal Reserve will keep its bond-buying program in place.
In the currency markets, the jobs report pushed
In corporate news, motor manufacturer Nidec Corp. jumped 4.5% in
The next data point for
In other markets;
The Singapore Straits Times Index lost 5.41 points, or 0.2%, to 3,204.80
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