Friday, September 19, 2014   

Nikkei closes in on 16,000 mark
(01-08 09:18)

Stocks in Tokyo opened 0.88 percent higher, tracking gains on Wall Street as the US dollar remained firm. The Nikkei 225 index gained 139.90 points to 15,954.27 in the first few minutes of trading.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Alibaba sets IPO share price at US$68 (12 mins ago)
London stocks surge after Scotland rejects independence (13 mins ago)
Japan downgrades economic assessment as PM promises reform (1 hr 49 mins ago)
Chinese buyers lead charge in iPhone 6 global debut (2 hrs 26 mins ago)
Hang Seng dips, Shanghai gains (09-18 16:17)
Nikkei jumps on weaker yen (09-18 14:44)
Hang Seng down by break (09-18 12:20)
Warner Brothers plans to cut up to 1,000 jobs (09-18 11:30)
Amazon to launch new tablets (09-18 11:19)
Falling yen lifts Nikkei by break (09-18 11:00)

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