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Tue Mar 21, 2017, 09:38 PM

Nikkei down more than 2% on unconfirmed NKorea missile test reports

Source: CNBC

Japanese equities slumped on Wednesday morning, after reports that the South Korean defense ministry is trying to confirm report of North Korean missile launches.

The isolated state may have launched several missiles on Wednesday morning, Kyodo News reported citing a Japanese government source. The types of missiles remain unknown.

Japan's Nikkei 225 tumbled 2.06 percent by 10:05 am HK/SIN.


Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/21/asian-shares-to-focus-on-wall-street-drop-japan-trade-currencies.html



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Response to mobeau69 (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 10:01 PM

1. I cannot believe the South Koreans do not know if North Korea launched missiles.

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Response to pangaia (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 07:25 AM

3. Good point.

Maybe they were waiting to get confirmation from Brietbarf.

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Response to mobeau69 (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 10:58 PM

2. North Korean missile launch has failed, sources tell South Korean and Japanese media

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