Wednesday, April 16, 2014   

Tokyo in positive mode
(12-17 10:52)

Stocks in Tokyo gained 0.94 percent as Wall Street rallied on the back of upbeat US factory output data ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 142.69 points to 15,295.60 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was 0.70 percent, or 8.57 points, higher at 1,231.52.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
European Parliament gives green light to 'banking union' reforms (04-15 19:12)
Imperial Tobacco announces closure of factories in Britain, France (04-15 19:03)
BOJ vows to reach inflation target (04-15 18:49)
Search engine Baidu launches mobile payment platform (04-15 18:26)
HK logs lower re-exports volume (04-15 18:24)
German investor sentiment down to 8-month low due to Ukraine crisis (04-15 18:20)
UK inflation slows in March (04-15 18:16)
Hang Seng, Shanghai fall (04-15 16:15)
Chinese land price growth slows: report (04-15 12:37)
Hang Seng slumps by break (04-15 12:20)

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