Friday, March 27, 2015   

Tokyo dives at close
(03-12 14:28)

Stocks in Tokyo fell 2.59 percent as the yen strengthened and after poor consumer confidence figures raised fresh questions about Japan's economic recovery ahead of next month's sales tax rise. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index fell 393.72 points to finish at 14,830.39, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 2.13 percent, or 26.27 points, to 1,206.94.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
PetroChina profit falls to lowest in five years (03-26 18:31)
China banking giant ICBC says 2014 net profit rose 5pc (03-26 18:01)
Toyota rolls out shared-parts strategy to chop costs (03-26 17:40)
Eurozone loans to private sector still contracting: ECB (03-26 17:40)
European stocks slide at open (03-26 16:47)
Weaker euro boosts Easyjet earnings (03-26 16:18)
Hang Seng ends lower (03-26 16:17)
'Grexit' not an option: Greek central bank (03-26 16:01)
Hainan Airlines eyes 30-plane Boeing order (03-26 15:55)
French 2014 public deficit cut to 4 percent: data (03-26 15:32)

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