Friday, December 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:
UK retail sales surge thanks to 'Black Friday' (12-18 18:31)
Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (12-18 17:24)
German business confidence grows in December (12-18 17:23)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (12-18 17:03)
Hang Seng finishes higher, Shanghai down (12-18 16:35)
Ruble rallies in early trading on day of Putin press conference (12-18 15:42)
Nikkei soars on weaker yen (12-18 14:59)
Hang Seng up by lunch (12-18 12:35)
Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
China's home prices continue to cool, declines narrowing (12-18 12:09)

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