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Tokyo: Nikkei index recovers after selloff

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:26

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Tokyo's benchmark index ended flat on Friday, as a weaker yen helped recover early losses that were driven by investors' disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding off fresh stimulus measures and after a fall on Wall Street.

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark index ended flat on Friday, as a weaker yen helped recover early losses that were driven by investors' disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding off fresh stimulus measures and after a fall on Wall Street.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which tumbled 2.69 per cent on Thursday, inched up 0.06 per cent, or 11.62 points, to close at 19,531.63, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.45 per cent, or 7.18 points, to 1,585.61.

AFP

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