Friday, April 18, 2014   

Nikkei touches new high at close
(12-19 14:10)

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index soared to a six-year high after the US Federal Reserve said it would start scaling back bond-buying from next month.
The benchmark Nikkei was up 1.74 percent, or 271.42 points, to 15,859.22, its best finish since December 2007. The Topix index of all first-section shares added 1.01 percent, or 12.58 points, to 1,263.07.—AFP

   
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