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Yen slips as central banks' views leave stocks mixed

NEW YORK The yen eased against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package, while U.S. equity markets mostly declined following the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.

Recent Japan News

Nintendo posts Q1 loss, delays launch of accessory for Pokemon GO

TOKYO Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd booked a quarterly operating loss on a sharply stronger yen and delayed the launch of an accessory for Pokemon GO, but hopes for long-term growth are running high on the mobile game's success. | Video

Tech, 27 Jul 2016

MOVES-Mizuho Americas hires Timothy Rezvan from Sterne Agee CRT

July 27 Mizuho Americas, a unit of Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc, named Timothy Rezvan managing director on its equity research team, covering oil and gas exploration and production companies.

Regulatory News, 27 Jul 2016

Nintendo posts first-quarter loss, delays launch of accessory for Pokemon GO

TOKYO Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd booked a quarterly operating loss on a sharply stronger yen and delayed the launch of an accessory for Pokemon GO, but hopes for long-term growth are running high on the mobile game's success. | Video

27 Jul 2016

FOREX-Yen weakens on larger-than-expected Japanese stimulus

* Fed expected to leave rates unchanged on Wednesday (Adds market action, changes dateline, previous LONDON)

27 Jul 2016

UPDATE 3-Japan's Itochu attacked by short-seller Glaucus, shares slide

* Itochu had biggest net profit of Japan trading houses last year

27 Jul 2016