Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Positive close in Shanghai
(01-14 15:35)

In Shanghai shares gained today. Tthe benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.86 percent, or 17.28 points, to finish at 2,026.84. The Shenzhen Component Index gained 1.23 percent, or 93.21 points, to close at 7,665.77. The Shanghai Composite slipped 0.08 percent, or 1.58 points, to 2,007.98 at the start of trading.—Xinhua
   
Other Business breaking news:
Spain cuts jobless rate to 25.73pc (10 mins ago)
Bitcoin exchange MtGox to start liquidation process: lawyer (35 mins ago)
Canon sees profit up on weak yen (49 mins ago)
Draghi wants to publish ECB minutes (50 mins ago)
Large Scania shareholder accepts Volkswagen bid (1 hr 43 mins ago)
German business confidence up in April (1 hr 45 mins ago)
Spain logs fastest growth in six years (1 hr 46 mins ago)
Hang Seng up, Shanghai down (1 hr 48 mins ago)
AstraZeneca drugs group says profits halved (2 hrs 17 mins ago)
Nikkei closes lower (04-24 14:46)

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