Friday, December 19, 2014   

Nikkei rises
(04-10 10:17)

Stocks in Tokyo opened higher following overnight gains on Wall Street after US Federal Reserve minutes showed no support for an early rise in interest rates.
The Nikkei index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 159.35 points, or 1.11 percent, to 14,459.04 in the first minutes of trading.—AFP

   
Other Business breaking news:
UK retail sales surge thanks to 'Black Friday' (12-18 18:31)
Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (12-18 17:24)
German business confidence grows in December (12-18 17:23)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (12-18 17:03)
Hang Seng finishes higher, Shanghai down (12-18 16:35)
Ruble rallies in early trading on day of Putin press conference (12-18 15:42)
Nikkei soars on weaker yen (12-18 14:59)
Hang Seng up by lunch (12-18 12:35)
Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
China's home prices continue to cool, declines narrowing (12-18 12:09)

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