Friday, April 25, 2014   

Tokyo tumbles 1.5pc at close
(01-09 14:46)

Stocks in Tokyo closed down 1.50 percent today on continued profit-taking with a weaker yen failing to lift the market into positive territory.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 shed 241.12 points to 15,880.33, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.73 percent, or 9.48 points, to 1,296.75.—AFP
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Electrolux a Q1 profit surges (31 mins ago)
French market suspends trading in Alstom shares (54 mins ago)
European equities down at open (1 hr 16 mins ago)
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