Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Tokyo dives at break
(01-09 11:04)

Stocks in Tokyo were down 1.28 percent by the break today, tracking falls on Wall Street, while a weakening of the yen in late morning trade failed to lift the market into positive territory.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 shed 206.91 points to 15,914.54, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.64 percent, or 8.32 points, to 1,297.91.—AFP
   
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