Monday, August 3, 2015   

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
   
Other Business breaking news:
European stocks drop (19 mins ago)
(Greece crisis) Athens stocks drop by 22pc, bank and finance shares collapse (38 mins ago)
HSBC reports US$13.6b pre-tax earnings, staff costs rise by US$1.2b (2 hrs 50 mins ago)
Xiaomi shoves Apple off China smartphone perch (08-03 13:28)
South Korea posts US$52.4b current account surplus (08-03 13:24)
Regional markets fall (08-03 11:49)
Oil prices lower in Asia (08-03 11:02)
Nikkei lower (08-03 11:01)
China factory production downturn worsens, Hang Seng and Shanghai tumble (08-03 11:00)
Russia's central bank cuts interest rate to 11 percent (07-31 20:11)

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