Friday, July 31, 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:
Nikkei closes higher (50 mins ago)
Honda earnings rise (51 mins ago)
Sharp losses worsen to US$274m (54 mins ago)
Greenback lower, euro gains (1 hr 50 mins ago)
Hang Seng positive at break (1 hr 51 mins ago)
Major US indexes pare losses (07-31 12:12)
Shanghai stocks lower (07-31 12:00)
US stocks open lower (07-30 21:46)
OPEC will not cut oil production (07-30 21:13)
US jobless claims rise by 12,000, benefits recipients reach 2.2m (07-30 21:10)

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