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| Aug 14, 2015

Nikkei turns lower on profit-taking

Stocks lost ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, weighed down by profit-taking ahead of the weekend. The Nikkei 225 average shed 76.10 points, or 0.37 percent, to end at 20,519.45. On Thursday, the key market gauge surged 202.78 points. The Topix closed ...

Stocks slump as China weakens yuan for second day

Aug 12, 2015

Stocks slump as China weakens yuan for second day

Japanese stocks fell the most in a month as China devalued its currency for a second day, heightening concern growth may slow in the world’s second-largest economy and dampening the outlook for Japanese exporters. Koito Manufacturing Co., which relies on China for about a ...