Wednesday, July 30, 2014   

Nikkei jumps 2.4pc
(02-25 15:28)

Tokyo stocks closed 2.43 percent higher on Monday as the yen sank on reports Japan is set to nominate Asian Development Bank president Haruhiko Kuroda as the next central bank governor.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index jumped 276.58 points to 11,662.52, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose 1.79 percent, or 17.22 points, to 980.70, AFP reports.
   
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