Thursday, March 5, 2015   

Nikkei recovers to higher close
(09-04 15:28)

Stocks in Tokyo closed 0.54 percent higher, reversing earlier losses thanks to a stronger US dollar despite lingering concerns over possible US military action against Syria. The Nikkei 225 index ended up 75.43 points to 14,053.87 while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.62 percent, or 7.12 points, to 1,156.30.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Greece pays more for debt issuance (03-04 19:22)
IMF tells Sri Lanka no immediate need for US$4b loan (03-04 18:39)
RBS to shed 14,000 investment banking jobs (03-04 17:50)
Court annuls ECB’s clearing houses requirement (03-04 17:41)
Toyota elevates Frenchman, American to management ranks (03-04 17:36)
StanChart chief allows himself a fine assessment, recalls 2002 and 2006 profits (03-04 17:01)
StanChart says earnings disappointing, income tumbles by 37pc (03-04 16:40)
European benchmarks advance (03-04 16:34)
Australia reports weak growth (03-04 16:08)
Seoul wary of deflation (03-04 15:10)

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