Tuesday, May 26, 2015   

Nikkei dives 1.4pc at close
(09-06 16:15)

Tokyo stocks lost 1.45 percent, hit by profit-taking. Construction firms fell on speculation that Japan would lose its bid to host the 2020 Olympics.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed 204.01 points lower at 13,860.81, while the Topix index of all first-section shares declined 0.87 percent, or 10.02 points, to 1,147.82.—AFP
   
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