Friday, August 1, 2014   

Nikkei closes higher
(04-03 14:18)

Stocks in Tokyo gained 0.84 percent after another strong performance on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 ended at a fresh high.
The headline Nikkei 225 index added 125.56 points to finish at 15,071.88, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.45 percent, or 5.41 points, to 1,216.77.—AFP


   
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HK retail sales shrink in June (07-31 16:48)
Hang Seng extends win streak to eight (07-31 16:13)
Panasonic profit dives (07-31 16:02)
Toshiba net profit soars in first quarter (07-31 15:48)
ANA withdraws plan to buy stake in Myanmar airline (07-31 15:47)
European markets directionless (07-31 15:43)
Lloyds bank interim net profits slump (07-31 14:51)
Shell triples net profits in second quarter (07-31 14:50)

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