Japan World Markets

June 13, 2013 - 7:34 AM
A man looks at the update of the Nikkei stock rate on an electronic board in Tokyo, Thursday, June 13, 2013. Asian stocks slid in early Thursday trading as gyrations on the Tokyo market, the region’s biggest, continued, fueled by worries about a surging yen and monetary policies in the U.S. and Japan. The Nikkei 225 index, which plunged more than 6 percent earlier in the day, was 4.5 percent down by early afternoon to 12,672.70. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)