Friday, October 31, 2014   

Nikkei bounces to a new high
(01-25 14:23)

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 surged 2.88 percent today as a weak yen and high hopes for US and Japanese corporate earnings helped push the benchmark index to its best close since April 2010.
The Nikkei finished 305.78 points higher at 10,926.65, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares ended up 2.17 percent, or 19.47 points, at 917.09, AFP reports.
   
Other Business breaking news:
German retail sales post biggest drop for 7 years (2 hrs 8 mins ago)
Hang Seng finishes higher (2 hrs 45 mins ago)
IAG airlines group logs improving Q3 profits (2 hrs 46 mins ago)
European stocks rally at open (10-31 16:47)
Panasonic says half-year profit dives (10-31 15:53)
Nikkei soars to seven-year high (10-31 15:44)
Japan Airlines H1 net profit slips (10-31 15:43)
Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold (10-31 15:42)
RBS sets aside 400m pounds for forex probes (10-31 15:41)
BoJ chief says at 'critical moment' for exiting deflation (10-31 15:40)

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