Nikkei drops to more than 1-week low on U.S. election shivers

TOKYO, Nov 2 Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to more than a week low on Wednesday as worries over the U.S. presidential election prompted a recoil in global markets, with a stronger yen adding to the cautious mood. The Nikkei fell 1.0 percent to ... ( read original story ...)

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