Sunday, April 20, 2014   

Nikkei down 1.3pc by break
(06-07 12:49)

Tokyo stocks ended the morning session 1.33 percent lower Friday as the yen strengthened in nervous trade ahead of the release of May's US jobs report, a key indicator of the state of the world's biggest economy.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 171.43 points at 12,732.59 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 2.22 percent, or 23.81 points, at 1,046.96, AFP reports.
   
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