Friday, December 19, 2014   

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.

   
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Hang Seng jumps at noon (2 hrs 57 mins ago)
BoJ strikes more upbeat view on economy, holds off fresh measures (12-19 12:16)
China total GDP revised up 3.4% in 2013: govt (12-19 11:26)
Nikkei up by break (12-19 11:17)
UK retail sales surge thanks to 'Black Friday' (12-18 18:31)
Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (12-18 17:24)
German business confidence grows in December (12-18 17:23)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (12-18 17:03)

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