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Japan's stocks hurt by stronger yen

Japan's benchmark Nikkei index was one of several stock markets to fall on Thursday, as big exporters were hurt by a stronger yen.

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VW offers US customers $1,000 vouchers

Volkswagen has offered US customers caught up in the diesel emissions cheating scandal $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers.

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Fed 'on track' to raise rates soon

The US is still "on track" for an interest rate rise this year, Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen says.

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