Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Tokyo closes in negative column
(02-13 14:14)

Stocks in Tokyo closed down 1.79 percent today. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 265.32 points to end at 14,534.74, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was off 1.63 percent, or 19.86 points, to 1,199.74.—AFP

Other Business breaking news:
UK retail sales surge thanks to 'Black Friday' (59 mins ago)
Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (2 hrs 6 mins ago)
German business confidence grows in December (2 hrs 6 mins ago)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (2 hrs 27 mins ago)
Hang Seng finishes higher, Shanghai down (2 hrs 55 mins ago)
Ruble rallies in early trading on day of Putin press conference (12-18 15:42)
Nikkei soars on weaker yen (12-18 14:59)
Hang Seng up by lunch (12-18 12:35)
Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
China's home prices continue to cool, declines narrowing (12-18 12:09)

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