Thursday, October 8, 2015   

Nikkei picks up from Friday’s gains
(03-11 09:16)

Shares in Japan opened higher as investors looked to strong US economic data and the weakening yen. The Nikkei index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 0.32 percent or 39.74 points to 12,323.36 in first minutes of trading. The Topix of all first section shares added 0.92 percent or 9.41 points to 1,029.91.

Other Business breaking news:
Seed giant Monsanto reports US$495 million loss, cuts 2,600 jobs (10-07 22:17)
Volkswagen stops Polo sales in India (10-07 22:12)
US stocks higher, China fears hit Yum Brand shares (10-07 22:07)
Oil climbs to US$52.82 (10-07 21:47)
Rage erupts in Brussels over big business (10-07 21:03)
Norway dips into wealth fund to plug budget hole (10-07 19:07)
Sun Hung Kai CFO Partick Chan resigns (10-07 18:34)
Hang Seng bounces by 3pc, energy stocks rally (10-07 16:50)
Nikkei closes higher (10-07 14:47)
(Tech) Microsoft Surface Book: power to the creative people (10-07 14:36)

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