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Yen surges, Aussie slides as growth fears trigger FX 'flash crash'

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- The yen soared versus its peers on Thursday, breaking through key technical support levels as heightened global growth risks pushed investors into safe haven-assets in moves exacerbated by thin holiday volumes.

Charging the risk averse mood was a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc, which added to worries about fading global demand.

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