Friday, October 31, 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.
   
Other Business breaking news:
Athens stock market down 3.6pc (10-30 18:36)
Toshiba half-year net profit surges (10-30 17:27)
German jobless total falls in October (10-30 17:23)
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3 (10-30 16:58)
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3 (10-30 16:58)
European stocks advance at open (10-30 16:57)
Hang Seng finishes lower (10-30 16:35)
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown (10-30 16:05)
Bayer raises forecasts for 2014 after strong Q3 (10-30 16:04)
NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit (10-30 15:25)

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