Saturday, January 31, 2015   

Nikkei down at start
(01-09 09:26)

Stocks in Tokyo opened 0.74 percent lower after falls on Wall Street and a slip in the value of the US dollar against the yen.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 118.57 points to 16,002.88 at the start.
The dollar was at 104.83 yen early Thursday, hardly changed from 104.82 yen in New York Wednesday afternoon but down from rates slightly above 105 yen in Tokyo late Wednesday.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Eurozone deflation accelerates in January (01-30 18:10)
German retail sales grow for fifth year in row: data (01-30 17:32)
Spanish economy grows by 1.4 percent in 2014: stats office (01-30 17:19)
Taiwan's economy slows in fourth quarter 2014 (01-30 17:03)
European stocks rise at open (01-30 17:02)
Hang Seng ends lower (01-30 16:16)
Honda cuts full-year profit forecast (01-30 15:14)
Japan's biggest airlines project smooth annual earnings (01-30 15:13)
Nikkei finishes higher (01-30 15:01)
Japan unemployment rate down in December (01-30 12:23)

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