Saturday, November 1, 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:
German retail sales post biggest drop for 7 years (10-31 17:59)
Hang Seng finishes higher (10-31 17:22)
IAG airlines group logs improving Q3 profits (10-31 17:21)
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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