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Yen gains as banking worries hit euro, stocks

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LONDON The yen surged by half a percent against the dollar on Monday as worry over Europe's banks drove capital to the safety of the Japanese currency.

1:08pm GMT

Yen gains as banking worries hit euro, stocks

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LONDON The yen surged by half a percent against the dollar on Monday as worry over Europe's banks drove capital to the safety of the Japanese currency.

Business, FXpert, Japan 1:07pm GMT

Japan Display says will swing to January-March op loss as Apple orders sag

TOKYO, Feb 8 Japan Display Inc on Monday said it would swing to an operating loss in January-March, as client Apple Inc books slowing sales of its iPhone and while the costs of keeping up with rivals in smartphone screen technology rise.

Regulatory News, Japan 9:32am GMT

JGBs slip after BOJ skips bond buying operation

TOKYO, Feb 8 Japanese government bond prices slipped on Monday after the Bank of Japan skipped its bond buying operation, forcing traders who were counting on the BOJ's bids to sell their position into the market.

6:48am GMT

Nikkei snaps 4-day losing streak as weak yen offsets earnings worries

TOKYO, Feb 8 Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Monday in choppy trade, snapping a four-day losing streak as a weak yen offset concerns about weak Japanese companies' earnings and slumping U.S. stocks.

Nikkei rebounds as weak yen offsets earnings worries

TOKYO, Feb 8 Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Monday, crawling back from an early two-week low as a weak yen offset concerns about weak Japanese companies' earnings and slumping U.S. stocks.

BOJ says will disclose findings of probe into negative rate leak

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TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday he will publish the outcome of investigations the central bank is conducting into a media leak of its impending decision last month to deploy negative interest rates.

Business, FXpert, Japan 3:11am GMT

BOJ says will disclose findings of probe into negative rate leak

TOKYO, Feb 8 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday he will publish the outcome of investigations the central bank is conducting into a media leak of its impending decision last month to deploy negative interest rates.

3:08am GMT

Nikkei falls to 2-week low following Wall St drops

TOKYO, Feb 8 Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a more than a two-week low on Monday on concerns about weak earnings and after the U.S. jobs report failed to give clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook.

Matsuyama rallies to beat Fowler in Phoenix Open playoff

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Hideki Matsuyama edged American Rickie Fowler in a playoff at the Phoenix Open on Sunday to become only the second Japanese player with multiple wins on the PGA Tour.

Sport, Japan 1:11am GMT