Saturday, April 18, 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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