Thursday, April 24, 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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