Saturday, December 20, 2014   

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
   
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