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All's calm on the Nikkei front

Volatility index falls to seven-year low amid unprecedented easing by the Bank of Japan
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 06:00

[SINGAPORE] ACROSS global stock markets, nowhere is calm descending faster than in Japan. The Nikkei Stock Average Volatility Index, which tracks the cost of options on the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, tumbled 33 per cent this year to 15.3 on Monday, the steepest decline among similar gauges