Sunday, April 20, 2014   

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.
   
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