Nikkei Off Nearly 2%, Oil Below $68

After nearly an hour of trading, the Nikkei is off nearly 2%. Also in Japan, the government is dealing with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. The government has declared a state of emergency, according to Japan Times.

Meanwhile, oil has fallen below $69 in continued after -hours selling.

From Nikkei.com:

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Photo: Nikkei.com

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