CORRECTED-Nikkei logs worst weekly loss since June; focus turns to flash GDP

Fri Aug 9, 2013 2:55am EDT

(Corrects headline to June not May)
    TOKYO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei edged up
on Friday after suffering steep losses in the previous two
sessions, helped by the yen's retreat from a seven-week high
against the dollar and gains on Wall Street.
    The Nikkei share average rose 0.1 percent to
13,615.19 but shed 5.9 percent on the week for its worst weekly
performance in nine weeks. The broader Topix added 0.1
percent to 1,140.91 in thin trade.
    Market players said investors' focus had already turned to
April-June preliminary gross domestic product data due on
Monday.

 (Reporting by Tomo Uetake; Editing by Eric Meijer)
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Comments (3)
WildWilly wrote:
This is not a proper end-of-day market report. Here is an example of a proper market report:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/09/markets-japa-stocks-idUSL4N0GA0JK20130809

Only problem is it covers only the first half of the trading day. You used to post a proper end-of-day market report for the Japanese market. But I don’t believe I’ve seen one since the end of June.

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER!

Aug 09, 2013 3:41am EDT  --  Report as abuse
WildWilly wrote:
Oops. There’s a typo in that URL in my comment above. But it doesn’t matter. It appears that you’ve replaced the market report for the first half of today with this defective end-of-day report using the same URL. Is this your weasel response to my complaints about your dropping the ball? You know, for the same nickel, you could have posted a proper end-of-day report instead.

Aug 09, 2013 4:06am EDT  --  Report as abuse
WildWilly wrote:
Oops. There’s a typo in that URL in my comment above. But it doesn’t matter. It appears that you’ve replaced the market report for the first half of today with this defective end-of-day report using the same URL. Is this your weasel response to my complaints about your dropping the ball? You know, for the same nickel, you could have posted a proper end-of-day report instead.

Aug 09, 2013 4:06am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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