October 11, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei Average dropped more than 1,000 points in afternoon trading on Thursday.
  2. The replacement for the famous Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo has held its first auctions.
  3. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck off the Indonesian island of Java, reportedly killing 3 people.