Nikkei hits 14-1/2 month low on oil rout, stronger yen
TOKYO Jan 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a fresh 14-1/2 month low on Wednesday afternoon, extending losses as investors remained on edge over tumbling crude prices and a stronger yen.
The Nikkei slid 3.1 percent to 16,516.13, its lowest since Oct. 31, 2014. (Reporting by Joshua Hunt; Editing by Chris Gallagher)
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