Tokyo: Stocks close down 1.98%

Monday, Feb 03, 2014 13:32


TOKYO--Tokyo stocks fell 1.98 per cent Monday following a tumble on Wall Street stoked by jitters over emerging markets and disappointing earnings reports from several US firms.

The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 295.40 points to 14,619.13, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 1.99 per cent, or 24.32 points, to 1,196.32. - AFP

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