Friday, October 9, 2015   

Stronger yen weighs on Nikkei
(07-10 14:14)

Tokyo stocks lost 0.56 percent Thursday as weak data and a stronger yen weighed on the Japanese market, after the US Federal Reserve signaled its intention to end its long-running stimulus later this year.
The Nikkei 225 index ended down 86.18 points to 15,216.47 while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.91 percent, or 11.57 points, to finish at 1,259.25.   
Other Business breaking news:
China launches global yuan payments ‘superhighway’ (10-08 22:16)
US jobless aid filings fall by 13,000 (10-08 21:52)
Police seize data, documents from Volkswagen headquarters (10-08 21:50)
US blue chips drop ahead of Fed minutes (10-08 21:48)
Bank of England majority favored 0.5pc interest rate, minutes show (10-08 19:31)
Regina Miracle shares leap by 16pc on trading debut (10-08 17:13)
European benchmarks lower (10-08 16:55)
Nikkei closes lower (10-08 14:13)
Shanghai stocks leap by 3.8pc (10-08 12:38)
Pacific trade deal fails Hillary Clinton test (10-08 12:21)

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