Tuesday, March 3, 2015   

Nikkei down by break
(08-07 11:04)

Tokyo stocks were down 0.21 percent Thursday morning, extending a five-day losing streak with SoftBank shares slipping again after reports the mobile carrier's US unit Sprint has abandoned plans to buy T-Mobile.
The Nikkei 225 index lost 31.74 points to 15,128.05 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.22 percent, or 2.80 points, to 1,248.49. --AFP   
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