Thursday, October 2, 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.
   
Other Business breaking news:
China eases home purchase restriction (09-30 18:12)
Eurozone inflation drops, unemployment steady (09-30 17:54)
Apple to launch iPhone 6 in China from October 17 (09-30 17:38)
German unemployment rate steady in September: official data (09-30 16:44)
Hang Seng plunges ahead of holidays (09-30 16:36)
French public debt over 2.0 trillion euros for first time: data (09-30 14:59)
German retail sales climb in August (09-30 14:25)
China September PMI misses estimate: HSBC (09-30 14:05)
China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales: regulator (09-30 13:50)
Hang Seng falls by lunch (09-30 12:27)

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