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Japan stocks pare losses late as Asia falls: Asian Markets at Close report by MarketWatch, June 12, 2013.
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By Michael Kitchen , MarketWatch LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — After spending most of the day deep in negative territory, Japanese stocks swung upward in the afternoon to end with only mild losses, while other Asia markets also retreated. Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average JP:NIK -0.21% ended 0.2% down at 13,289.32 after trading some 2% lower earlier in the day, with the benchmark recovering as the dollar rebounded against the yen. Reuters Japanese stocks take a fresh tumble as the yen heads higher overnight. Likewise, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 AU:XJO -0.69% finished down 0.7%, and Sout