Wednesday, May 6, 2015   

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

   
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