Friday, October 31, 2014   

Nikkei inches up at mid-day
(05-20 10:54)

Tokyo stocks rose 0.86 percent Tuesday morning, tracking gains on Wall Street and as the weaker yen gave exporters a boost.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 119.90 points to 14,126.34 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.59 percent, or 6.80 points, to 1,156.87. --AFP   
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BOJ expands monetary easing plan as economy slows (52 mins ago)
Athens stock market down 3.6pc (10-30 18:36)
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