Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Nikkei plunges 2pc
(03-18 10:49)

Stocks in Tokyo tumbled 2.10 percent after the safe-haven yen soared on weekend news that Cyprus would have to tax bank customers' deposits as part of an EU bailout deal. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 263.88 points to 12,297.07 by the break while the Topix index of all first-section issues shed 1.71 percent, or 17.94 points, to 1,033.71— AFP


   
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