Wednesday, December 2, 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
Other Business breaking news:
Eurozone jobless ranks shrink to new low (12-01 19:16)
Bailout fund plugs 2.7b euro shortfall at Greek bank (12-01 18:37)
Chinese consortium plows US$400m into Man City (12-01 18:32)
Hang Seng, Shanghai stocks close higher (12-01 17:23)
Financial markets await Draghi’s holiday season surprise (12-01 17:19)
Coca-Cola funded controversial anti-obesity group winds up (12-01 14:14)
Amazon says drones will deliver 5 pound packages (12-01 14:10)
Australia keeps rates at 2pc (12-01 14:07)
Samsung shoves aside mobile unit boss Shin Jong Kyun (12-01 14:04)
China factory output hits new low, services improve (12-01 14:00)

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