Friday, July 31, 2015   

Nikkei up 2pc by break
(01-18 11:38)

Tokyo stocks soared 2.19 percent on Friday morning, boosted by a weaker yen, upbeat Chinese economic data and after solid gains on Wall Street.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 232.60 points to 10,842.24 by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 1.86 percent, or 16.54 points, at 907.00, AFP reports.
   
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