Wednesday, August 5, 2015   

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.
   
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European benchmarks advance (08-05 15:44)
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(Greece crisis) EC chief Juncker predicts debt deal this month (08-05 15:30)
Nikkei closes higher (08-05 15:23)
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Dow climbs at open (08-04 21:46)
Vietnam-EU free trade deal to open up market access (08-04 18:13)
British company’s Somalia oil deal investigated (08-04 18:09)

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