Friday, March 27, 2015   

Nikkei at 7-week low on Iraq fears
(08-08 10:43)

Tokyo stocks dropped more than 3.0 percent Friday morning after US President Barack Obama said he had authorised air strikes on Iraq.
The Nikkei 225 index lost as much as 3.14 percent to hit 14,753.84 as Obama's comments sparked a sharp uptick in the yen, which is bad for Japanese shares. --AFP   
Other Business breaking news:
Nikkei gains erased at close (33 mins ago)
Oil prices fall in Asia trade (1 hr 33 mins ago)
Yen weakens (2 hrs 22 mins ago)
Hang Seng flat at mid-day (2 hrs 26 mins ago)
China industries still in the red (2 hrs 49 mins ago)
Yahoo okays additional US$2 billion share buybacks (03-27 11:17)
Nikkei gains by break (03-27 10:51)
Japan inflation stalls, household spending tumbles (03-27 10:25)
Hang Seng, Shanghai positive (03-27 10:19)
PetroChina profit falls to lowest in five years (03-26 18:31)

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