Wednesday, August 5, 2015   

Profit-takers drive down Nikkei
(01-28 14:23)

Stocks in closed down 0.94 percent as investors locked in profits after the benchmark Nikkei 225 index briefly jumped past the 11,000 mark for the first time in nearly three years.
The Nikkei slipped 102.34 points to 10,824.31 after a weaker yen helped it push past 11,000 for the first time since April 2010. The Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.36 percent, or 3.31 points, to 913.78.- AFP
   
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