Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Quake, Tsunami May Only Add to Economic Struggles for Japan
VOAVideo: Quake, Tsunami May Only Add to Economic Struggles for Japan The worst quake to strike Japan in 140 years sent shock waves through financial markets around the world. The 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck toward the end of the Asian trading session, sending Japan's Nikkei index sharply lower, which caused a sell-off in global stock markets. Economists are still trying to gauge the financial damage from the massive quake.