BRIEF-Nippon Steel takes 68.6 bln yen charge on Brazil affiliate

jueves 29 de enero de 2015 00:41 GYT
 

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp :

* Says took 68.6 billion yen ($582 million) charge in April-December

* Says took charge as slide in oil prices expected to hurt business environment, future profits of affiliate Vallourec & Sumitomo Tubos do Brasil (VSB) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 117.8900 yen) (Tokyo Newsroom)