Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Tokyo rallies 1.6pc by break
(12-19 11:28)

Stocks in Tokyo jumped 1.60 percent after the US Federal Reserve said it would start scaling back its bond-buying next month.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 249.88 points to 15,837.68, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.92 percent, or 11.46 points, to 1,261.95.—AFP
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