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Inter-Korean tension impacts Japan's economy

11-25-2010 08:42 BJT Special Report:DPRK, S. Korea Exchange Fire |

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Japan's finance minister Yoshihiko Noda says the government must make efforts to minimize the impact on its own economy.

Separately, the country's Economics Minister Banri Kai-eda also says the fall in Japanese shares today could hit the nation's fragile recovery. Japan's Nikkei declined today from a five-month peak set on Monday. But some traders say the news from the Korean Peninsula had merely spurred profit-taking after a recent run up.

Japan's finance minister Yoshihiko Noda says the government must make efforts
to minimize the impact on its own economy.

Meanwhile, other Asian stock markets steadied, after an early sell-off. The dollar and gold rose as investors sought the safety of lower risk assets.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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