Japanese stocks fall hard in early trading, with the Nikkei Average dropping 2.3% to 8,552 after...

|About: Daiwa Securities Group, Inc... (DSECY)|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks fall hard in early trading, with the Nikkei Average dropping 2.3% to 8,552 after U.S. shares plunged overnight. Export-focused names and financials lead declines: Sony Corp. (SNE -4.4%}, Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY -2.6%), Daiwa (OTC:DSECY -5.4%), and Nomura (NMR -5.1%).

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