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| Dec 21, 2016

Dollar easier around ¥117.50 in Tokyo

The dollar was easier around ¥117.50 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, with traders retreating to the sidelines ahead of the Christmas holidays. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥117.59-59, down from ¥117.89-89 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0407-0407, ...

| Dec 21, 2016

Tokyo stocks falter on profit-taking

Shares turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 50.04 points, or 0.26 percent, to end at 19,444.49. On Tuesday, the key market gauge rose 102.93 points. The Topix index of ...