Tuesday, September 1, 2015   

Nikkei closes 1.6pc higher
(03-25 14:13)

Tokyo stocks jumped 1.69 percent by close Monday after Cyprus and eurozone officials struck a last-minute deal that will see the island qualify for a much-needed bailout.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 207.93 points to 12,546.46, with a weaker yen also providing support. The Topix index of all first-section shares finished 0.84 percent, or 8.72 points, higher to 1,047.29, AFP reports.
Other Business breaking news:
China services sector activity slows (18 mins ago)
Eurozone jobless rate drops below 11pc (51 mins ago)
(Market turmoil) European sell-off worsens (59 mins ago)
Jobless numbers stable in Germany (1 hr 7 mins ago)
People's Bank of China pumps more liquidity into market (1 hr 22 mins ago)
HK, China stocks suffer heavy sell-offs (1 hr 34 mins ago)
Nikkei notches up losses at close (2 hrs 13 mins ago)
European benchmarks lower (2 hrs 41 mins ago)
Nikkei falls by 3pc in afternoon trade (09-01 14:13)
Greenback drops in Asia (09-01 14:12)

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