Yen Climbs to 15-Month High, Hitting Japan Stocks: Markets Wrap - BloombergQuint

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Treasuries also advanced, along with gold, giving the moves the flavor of a shift to havens. Japan’s Topix index fell to a four-month low. Futures on the S&P 500 Index rose as did the MSCI Asia Pacific Index of stocks. Shares rose in Hong Kong and Seoul, while they fluctuated in Shanghai before a week-long Lunar New Year holiday. Volatility lingered, albeit down from the extremely elevated levels reached last week.