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Japan’s Nikkei falls 3 per cent on pandemic fears, US tech sell-off

Tokyo, May 11, (dpa/GNA) - Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average plunged 3 per cent on Tuesday following heavy losses in US technology shares. Sentiment was also hurt by fears of another wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Nikkei lost 909.75 points, or 3.08 per cent, to close at 28,608.59, while the broader Topix index was down 46.35 points, or 2.5 per cent, to 1,905.92 on the day. Some western Japanese...

May 11, 2021 at 11:23am

China's population grows to 1.41 billion people

Beijing, May 11, (dpa/GNA) - China's population has grown by 5.38 per cent in the last ten years to 1.41 billion people, the country's statistics office said on Tuesday in Beijing.

May 11, 2021 at 10:56am