Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Tokyo positive at break
(02-18 10:44)

Stocks in Tokyo gained 0.92 percent following the yen's drop, as market players awaited comments from the Bank of Japan after a policy meeting.
The Nikkei-225 index added 132.93 points to 14,526.04 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.69 percent, 8.20 points, to 1,200.25.—AFP

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