Friday, May 22, 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

   
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Year end start for China led development bank (21 mins ago)
European equities open higher (54 mins ago)
Domestic demand lifts German economy (1 hr 47 mins ago)
Wal-Mart decides to bypass Li and Fung (1 hr 59 mins ago)
Nikkei edges up at close (2 hrs 2 mins ago)
Hang Seng, Shanghai rally (05-22 12:45)
Goldin Financial shares rebound by 3.6pc (05-22 12:43)
Bank of Japan stays the course on policy moves (05-22 11:44)

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