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Japan quake: live report (AFP)

AFP – 2000 GMT: A new day dawns shortly in Japan, and the AFP live report will shut down temporarily before resuming Thursday morning Tokyo time. Here is a brief summary of Wednesday’s events as Japan grapples with its worst crisis in generations.

Tokyo stocks hammered, BoJ unleashes record funds (AFP)

AFP – Japanese stocks tumbled Monday and the central bank pumped a record amount of cash in a bid to soothe money markets shaken by Japan’s biggest ever earthquake, a devastating tsunami and a nuclear emergency.

Japan quake: live report (AFP)

AFP – 1600 GMT: We’re wrapping up today’s live coverage of events in Japan, where it’s now one o’clock in the morning. Here’s a roundup of the day’s main events: