Tuesday, September 1, 2015   

Nikkei down by break
(01-31 11:30)

Tokyo stocks slipped 0.61 percent on Thursday morning, tracking losses on Wall Street after US data showed the world's biggest economy unexpectedly shrank in the last quarter of 2012.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index eased 67.71 points to 11,046.24 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.10 percent, or 0.90 points, at 933.77, AFP reports.
The Nikkei's losses come a day after it soared 2.28 percent to its highest close in nearly three years thanks to a weaker yen, dealers said.
   
Other Business breaking news:
China services sector activity slows (15 mins ago)
Eurozone jobless rate drops below 11pc (48 mins ago)
(Market turmoil) European sell-off worsens (56 mins ago)
Jobless numbers stable in Germany (1 hr 4 mins ago)
People's Bank of China pumps more liquidity into market (1 hr 19 mins ago)
HK, China stocks suffer heavy sell-offs (1 hr 31 mins ago)
Nikkei notches up losses at close (2 hrs 10 mins ago)
European benchmarks lower (2 hrs 37 mins ago)
Nikkei falls by 3pc in afternoon trade (09-01 14:13)
Greenback drops in Asia (09-01 14:12)

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