World stocks muted on Cyprus fears; Japan falls as Kuroda's speech fails to impress investors

  • by: KELVIN CHAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 22, 2013 - 4:01 AM

HONG KONG - Japanese stocks tumbled Friday as investors were disappointed by a lack of specifics from the new central bank chief on boosting the economy. Elsewhere, markets were lower because of uncertainty over the restructuring of troubled banks in Cyprus.

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