Wednesday, July 30, 2014   

Nikkei slumps at close
(02-08 14:43)

Tokyo stocks tumbled 1.80 percent on profit-taking after it hit a four and a half-year high this week and as the yen rebounded from recent lows.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 203.91 points to 11,153.16, with embattled electronics giant Sony falling more than 10 percent on disappointing earnings, AFP reports.
The Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.22 percent, or 11.83 points, to 957.35.
Other Business breaking news:
European stocks down before US data (8 mins ago)
Singapore Airlines profit slumps in first quarter (23 mins ago)
Eurozone banks ease loan conditions for businesses: ECB (39 mins ago)
Spain speeding away from crisis (1 hr 5 mins ago)
Sony to delist shares from LSE (2 hrs 2 mins ago)
Trade slumps between HK, China (2 hrs 9 mins ago)
NEC cuts net loss (2 hrs 11 mins ago)
Nintendo logs quarterly net loss on Wii U costs (2 hrs 21 mins ago)
Hang Seng extends win streak to seven days (2 hrs 56 mins ago)
Barclays says first-half net profit soars (07-30 15:17)

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