Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Tokyo positive at break
(11-18 10:40)

Stocks in Tokyo gained 0.42 percent , boosted by a weaker yen and following another record close on Wall Street. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 63.91 points to 15,229.83 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.60 percent, or 7.41 points, at 1,246.45._AFP

   
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