Friday, October 31, 2014   

Negative close in Tokyo
(11-07 14:41)

Stocks in Tokyo ended 0.76 percent lower as the Japanese earnings season winds down with profits largely buoyed by a slide in the yen. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 108.87 points to 14,228.44, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.62 percent, or 7.43 points, to 1,184.73.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Hang Seng finishes higher (24 mins ago)
IAG airlines group logs improving Q3 profits (24 mins ago)
European stocks rally at open (58 mins ago)
Panasonic says half-year profit dives (1 hr 53 mins ago)
Nikkei soars to seven-year high (2 hrs 2 mins ago)
Japan Airlines H1 net profit slips (2 hrs 3 mins ago)
Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold (2 hrs 3 mins ago)
RBS sets aside 400m pounds for forex probes (2 hrs 4 mins ago)
BoJ chief says at 'critical moment' for exiting deflation (2 hrs 5 mins ago)
BOJ expands monetary easing plan as economy slows (2 hrs 12 mins ago)

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