Friday, April 18, 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.
   
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Nikkei gives up early gains (04-17 15:43)
China eases with reserve cut for rural banks: report (04-17 15:42)
Hang Seng inches up at mid-day (04-17 12:13)
Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top 7 million (04-17 12:06)
Weibo IPO priced at lower end: report (04-17 11:34)
Nikkei down by break (04-17 11:16)
Exports boost Italy's trade surplus (04-16 18:42)

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