Thursday, April 17, 2014   

Nikkei closes on a high
(05-22 14:36)

Stocks in Tokyo climbed 1.60 percent to close at their highest level in more than five years with investor appetite unabated on a weak yen and record-setting levels on Wall Street. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 246.24 points to 15,627.26, the best finish since late December 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.44 percent, or 5.64 points, at 1,276.03.--AFP
   
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Bitcoin exchange MtGox placed in administration (04-16 18:17)
Singapore institutional investors show interest in RQFII (04-16 18:14)
Hang Seng inches up, Shanghai slips (04-16 16:39)
Supermarket Tesco books higher net profit (04-16 15:48)
European equities open higher (04-16 15:47)
Nikkei soars (04-16 14:50)
European Parliament gives green light to 'banking union' reforms (04-15 19:12)
Imperial Tobacco announces closure of factories in Britain, France (04-15 19:03)
BOJ vows to reach inflation target (04-15 18:49)

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