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Asian stocks flat, Japan backs off

Asian stocks flat, Japan backs off from high
Associated Press

Men walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Shares were mostly higher in Asia early Wednesday, tracking gains in the U.S. and Europe, as the Japanese yen pushed sharply higher. The Nikkei 225 stock index gained 3 percent, or 329.98, to 11,376.90 as exporters shares soared on expectations of stronger sales thanks to the yen's gains against other major currencies. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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