Japan stocks hit 1-week low as yen, economy weigh

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(Adds stocks, details) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks fell over 2 percent on Friday to their lowest level in a week, with Honda Motor and other exporters battered as the dollar touched a three-year low against the yen. Growing worries about the U.S. economy weighed on Tokyo shares after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned about the health of small U.S. banks, hurting financial shares such as Mizuho Financial Group . Investors were wary ahead of ...

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