Tuesday, March 31, 2015   

Nikkei up 2.8pc at close
(04-08 14:21)

Stocks in Tokyo surged 2.80 percent by the close as a further drop in the yen's value ignited buying of exporters' shares. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 358.95 points to 13,192.59, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose 3.33 percent, or 35.50 points, to 1,101.74.- AFP
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Hang Seng ends higher, Shanghai down (03-31 16:12)
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