Friday, December 19, 2014   

Nikkei down by break
(04-17 11:16)

Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Thursday morning, despite a positive lead from Wall Street, after the Japanese market posted its sharpest rise in two months the previous day.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which soared 3.01 percent on Wednesday, lost 51.77 points to 14,365.91 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.23 percent, or 2.74 points, to 1,163.81. --AFP   
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Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (12-18 17:03)
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