Japanese Stocks Decline After U.S. Consumer Confidence Slumps

March 26 (Bloomberg) -- Japan's stocks fell after U.S. consumer confidence dropped more than forecast, fueling concern Americans will demand fewer Japanese-made cars and electronics.

Canon Inc., the world's biggest digital-camera maker, headed for the steepest decline in a week, while Sony Corp., which gets more than a quarter of its electronics sales from the U.S., declined. Trading companies gained after commodity prices rose.



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