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Another Volatile Trading Day in Asia

Asian markets saw another volatile day of trading Thursday, one day after some major world benchmarks entered bear market territory thanks to concerns about plummeting oil prices and a slowing global economy. Tokyo's Nikkei index was down about 1.5 percent in afternoon trading, erasing gains made earlier in the day. Markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai were also down about 1.5 percent after opening higher. The Nikkei and Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 index on Wednesday both...

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