Friday, March 27, 2015   

Positive close for Tokyo
(03-18 15:31)

Stocks in Tokyo closed 0.94 percent higher, boosted by gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen as investors keep an eye on simmering tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 index climbed 133.60 points to finish at 14,411.27, snapping a four-day losing streak. The Topix index of all first-section issues was up by 0.95 percent, or 11.01 points, to 1,165.94.—AFP

   
Other Business breaking news:
US growth at unrevised 2.2pc in last quarter (33 mins ago)
Nikkei gains erased at close (03-27 14:23)
Oil prices fall in Asia trade (03-27 13:23)
Yen weakens (03-27 12:34)
Hang Seng flat at mid-day (03-27 12:29)
China industries still in the red (03-27 12:07)
Yahoo okays additional US$2 billion share buybacks (03-27 11:17)
Nikkei gains by break (03-27 10:51)
Japan inflation stalls, household spending tumbles (03-27 10:25)
Hang Seng, Shanghai positive (03-27 10:19)

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