Friday, February 27, 2015   

Nikkei gains by break
(02-28 10:51)

Tokyo stocks rose 1.85 percent Thursday morning, following a strong lead from Wall Street and thanks to a weaker yen after the government made its nomination to becoem the new Bank of Japan governor.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 208.66 points at 11,462.63 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 1.61 percent, or 15.40 points, at 969.12, AFP reports.
   
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China's inflation may rebound in February (02-26 18:39)
India pours US$137b into rail overhaul (02-26 17:54)
German jobless numbers decline (02-26 17:28)
Europe private business lending falls slightly (02-26 17:21)
Spain reports 1.4pc growth for 2014 (02-26 17:11)
StanChart chief Sands quits (02-26 16:54)
Hutchison Whampoa sees profits doubled in 2014 (02-26 16:53)
Cheung Kong profits surge 53pc (02-26 16:44)

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