Friday, April 18, 2014   

Nikkei higher at break
(12-24 11:13)

Stocks in Tokyo gained 0.79 percent, backed by a weaker yen and a record-breaking rally on Wall Street.
The bellwether Nikkei 225 index gained 124.79 to 15,995.21 by the break, after briefly rising past the psychologically important 16,000 for the first time in six years.
The Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.12 percent, or 1.56 points, to 1,263.20.—AFP
   
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Nikkei gives up early gains (04-17 15:43)
China eases with reserve cut for rural banks: report (04-17 15:42)
Hang Seng inches up at mid-day (04-17 12:13)
Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top 7 million (04-17 12:06)
Weibo IPO priced at lower end: report (04-17 11:34)
Nikkei down by break (04-17 11:16)
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