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Decoupling is hard to do for Japan stocks still tied to the yen

Investors are at a crossroads as they scramble to undo expectations over US President Donald Trump that had underpinned a rally in global equities since November.


JAPAN'S stock market is again showing itself to be handcuffed to US growth prospects and its own currency.

Ties tightened in the last week as separate selloffs exceeding one per cent befell Topix investors for no other reason than the failure of Donald Trump's healthcare...

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