Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Nikkei closes lower on profit-taking
(04-12 14:41)

Stocks in Tokyo eased 0.47 percent on profit-taking, although losses were limited by the weak yen and another record close on Wall Street.
The Nikkei index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed down 64.02 points at 13,485.14, but the Topix of all first section shares rose 1.28 points, or 0.11 percent, to 1,148.57.- AFP
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