Friday, December 19, 2014   

Nikkei dives 1.5pc
(03-28 10:58)

Stocks in Tokyo lost 1.56 percent morning following losses in overseas markets as dealers await the reopening of Cypriot banks while political uncertainty in Italy also weighed on sentiment. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 195.18 points to 12,298.61 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares shed 1.48 percent, or 15.51 points, to 1,030.96.- AFP

   
Other Business breaking news:
UK retail sales surge thanks to 'Black Friday' (12-18 18:31)
Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (12-18 17:24)
German business confidence grows in December (12-18 17:23)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (12-18 17:03)
Hang Seng finishes higher, Shanghai down (12-18 16:35)
Ruble rallies in early trading on day of Putin press conference (12-18 15:42)
Nikkei soars on weaker yen (12-18 14:59)
Hang Seng up by lunch (12-18 12:35)
Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
China's home prices continue to cool, declines narrowing (12-18 12:09)

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