Nuclear fears sparking regional market crash
Quake worries remain
U.S. stocks drop as worries escalate about the financial impact of Japan’s devastating earthquake, tsunami, and possible nuclear meltdown.
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Japan warns on radiation
Another explosion hits the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan urging calm in a national address as ‘substantial amounts of radiation’ leak into the area around the facility.
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• TI expects sales loss from quake damage
Production of key Japanese steel exports was located in the earthquake zone. (Caixin Online)
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