Thursday, July 31, 2014   

Tokyo closes higher
(03-04 14:24)

Stocks in Tokyo ended 0.47 percent higher as a weaker yen boosted exporter shares, despite jitters over the crisis in Ukraine.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 index, which lost 1.27 percent on Monday, added 69.25 points to 14,721.48, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.61 percent, or 7.35 points, at 1,204.11.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Lloyds bank interim net profits slump (32 mins ago)
Shell triples net profits in second quarter (33 mins ago)
Nikkei ends lower (54 mins ago)
Sony posts US$261m quarterly net profit (58 mins ago)
Hang Seng dips at mid-day (2 hrs 43 mins ago)
Taiwan's economy shows better growth in second quarter (07-31 11:49)
China scandal hurting sales: KFC (07-31 11:35)
Nikkei up by break (07-31 11:22)
IMF expects China's economy to grow 7.5pc in 2014 (07-31 11:18)
Fed leaves policy unchanged despite stronger growth (07-31 11:08)

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