Thursday, July 31, 2014   

Nikkei bounces 154 points
(04-02 14:17)

Stocks in Tokyo rallied 1.04 percent, tracking gains on Wall Street following solid manufacturing data and a US Federal Reserve assurance of support for the US economy.
The headline Nikkei 225 index added 154.33 points to close at 14,946.32, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.59 percent, or 7.11 points, to 1,211.36.—AFP

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HSBC accused of being Islamophobic (24 mins ago)
Samsung Electronics' Q2 profit falls (1 hr 8 mins ago)
Nikkei rises at open (1 hr 15 mins ago)
Hong Kong stocks up at open (1 hr 16 mins ago)
European stocks down before US data (07-30 19:00)
Singapore Airlines profit slumps in first quarter (07-30 18:45)
Eurozone banks ease loan conditions for businesses: ECB (07-30 18:29)
Spain speeding away from crisis (07-30 18:03)

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