Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Profit-taking and strong yen lowers Nikkei
(06-10 14:15)

Tokyo shares slipped 0.85 percent Tuesday as profit-taking and a stronger yen erased early gains.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index shed 129.20 points to finish at 14,994.80, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.49 percent, or 6.05 points, to 1,228.73. --AFP   
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