Thursday, July 31, 2014   

Nikkei retreats at close
(03-13 14:15)

Late profit-taking dragged Tokyo's Nikkei index into negative territory by the close today, after it tumbled the previous day.
The benchmark Nikkei shed 0.10 percent, or 14.41 points, to finish at 14,815.98, after trading higher for most of the session, while the Topix index of all first-section shares declined 0.29 percent, or 3.48 points, to 1,203.46.—AFP
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