Wednesday, October 7, 2015   

Nikkei dives 1.4pc at close
(09-06 16:15)

Tokyo stocks lost 1.45 percent, hit by profit-taking. Construction firms fell on speculation that Japan would lose its bid to host the 2020 Olympics.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed 204.01 points lower at 13,860.81, while the Topix index of all first-section shares declined 0.87 percent, or 10.02 points, to 1,147.82.—AFP
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Norway dips into wealth fund to plug budget hole (1 hr 18 mins ago)
Sun Hung Kai CFO Partick Chan resigns (1 hr 50 mins ago)
Hang Seng bounces by 3pc, energy stocks rally (10-07 16:50)
Nikkei closes higher (10-07 14:47)
(Tech) Microsoft Surface Book: power to the creative people (10-07 14:36)
(Tech) Microsoft Lumia, the flagship Windows smartphone (10-07 14:21)
China forex pile shrinks further to US$3.5 trillion (10-07 13:10)
US internet stocks feel shock from EU data privacy ruling (10-07 12:49)
Amid weak smartphone sales, Samsung predicts quarterly operating profit (10-07 12:40)
Bank of Japan holds fire on further stimulus (10-07 12:34)

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