Wednesday, July 29, 2015   

Positive close for Nikkei
(01-21 14:20)

Stocks in Tokyo advanced 0.99 percent, lifted by a weaker yen as the Bank of Japan starts a two-day policy meeting. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index closed up 154.28 points at 15,795.96, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.16 percent, or 2.09 points, to 1,295.95.—AFP
   
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