Thursday, July 31, 2014   

Nikkei closes higher
(11-22 15:24)

Tokyo stocks closed 0.10 percent higher Friday, with the market's strong start fizzling as the dollar lost ground against the yen.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which was up 1.23 percent by the break, ended 16.12 points higher to 15,381.72.
The Topix index of all first-section shares ended up 0.18 percent, or 2.26 points, to 1,248.57. --AFP
   
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