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Recovery in the stock market but life worsens around quake zone

There may be some recovery in the stock market but elsewhere life is set to get worse for people around Japan's quake zone.

Overseas companies are beginning to evacuate their staff.

China is laying on buses to take hundreds of its citizens from the north-east of Japan to airports in Tokyo for flights out of the country.

Tokyo Electric has also warned it will extend electricity rationing in the region to thousands more homes and businesses.

Pauline Mason reports.