Wednesday, April 23, 2014   

Tokyo shares tumble 1.5pc at close
(12-05 14:46)

Stocks in Tokyo closed 1.50 percent lower. Exporter shares were dragged down by a resurgent yen, ahead of a closely watched US jobs report. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 230.45 points to 15,177.49, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.91 percent, or 11.34 points, to 1,229.65.-_AFP

   
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