Friday, April 25, 2014   

Nikkei closes higher
(12-17 14:17)

Stocks in Tokyo gained 0.83 percent, on the back of a Wall Street rally driven by upbeat US factory output data ahead of a key US Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 125.72 points to 15,278.63, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was 0.77 percent, or 9.36 points, higher to 1,232.31.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
European equities rebound (04-24 19:13)
Spain cuts jobless rate to 25.73pc (04-24 18:15)
Bitcoin exchange MtGox to start liquidation process: lawyer (04-24 17:50)
Canon sees profit up on weak yen (04-24 17:36)
Draghi wants to publish ECB minutes (04-24 17:35)
Large Scania shareholder accepts Volkswagen bid (04-24 16:43)
German business confidence up in April (04-24 16:40)
Spain logs fastest growth in six years (04-24 16:39)
Hang Seng up, Shanghai down (04-24 16:37)
AstraZeneca drugs group says profits halved (04-24 16:08)

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