Monday, March 2, 2015   

Tokyo sheds 1.6pc at close
(03-20 15:16)

Stocks in Tokyo fell 1.65 percent, following losses on Wall Street after the head of the US central bank indicated interest rates could be hiked earlier than expected.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 238.29 points to finish at 14,224.23, while the Topix index of all first-section issues eased 1.58 percent, or 18.36 points, to 1,145.97.—AFP


   
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