Friday, October 31, 2014   

Nikkei rallies at close
(03-06 14:45)

Stocks in Tokyo closed 1.59 percent higher, boosted by a weakening yen and rising expectations that Japan's national pension fund will add more shares to its bond-heavy portfolio.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 index added 237.12 points to 15,134.75, while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 1.27 percent, or 15.46 points, to 1,228.36.—AFP

   
Other Business breaking news:
Athens stock market down 3.6pc (10-30 18:36)
Toshiba half-year net profit surges (10-30 17:27)
German jobless total falls in October (10-30 17:23)
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3 (10-30 16:58)
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3 (10-30 16:58)
European stocks advance at open (10-30 16:57)
Hang Seng finishes lower (10-30 16:35)
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown (10-30 16:05)
Bayer raises forecasts for 2014 after strong Q3 (10-30 16:04)
NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit (10-30 15:25)

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