Wednesday, July 30, 2014   

Nikkei finishes higher
(03-15 14:24)

Tokyo stocks jumped 1.45 percent Friday, tracking gains on Wall Street and after Japan's parliament approved a new central bank governor expected to take aggressive action to stoke the economy.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 179.76 points to 12,560.95, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 1.30 percent, or 13.48 points, at 1,051.65, AFP reports.
   
Other Business breaking news:
European stocks down before US data (2 hrs 9 mins ago)
Singapore Airlines profit slumps in first quarter (2 hrs 24 mins ago)
Eurozone banks ease loan conditions for businesses: ECB (2 hrs 40 mins ago)
Spain speeding away from crisis (07-30 18:03)
Sony to delist shares from LSE (07-30 17:06)
Trade slumps between HK, China (07-30 16:59)
NEC cuts net loss (07-30 16:57)
Nintendo logs quarterly net loss on Wii U costs (07-30 16:47)
Hang Seng extends win streak to seven days (07-30 16:12)
Barclays says first-half net profit soars (07-30 15:17)

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