Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Nikkei dips by break
(01-21 10:42)

Tokyo stocks fell 0.85 percent on Monday morning with the yen strengthening as the Bank of Japan begins a two-day policy meeting widely expected to see the launch of further monetary easing.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which closed Friday at its highest level since April 2010, lost 92.71 points to 10,820.59 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.31 percent, or 2.78 points, to 908.66, AFP reports.
   
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