Tuesday, May 5, 2015   

Nikkei up by break
(06-19 10:57)

Tokyo stocks gained 1.62 percent in the morning session Thursday, following gains overnight in New York.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 244.43 points to 15,360.23 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 1.53 percent, or 19.06 points, to 1,268.21. --AFP   
Other Business breaking news:
Greek economy in the doldrums, EU cuts forecast (2 hrs 23 mins ago)
Indonesia growth slows to crawl (2 hrs 26 mins ago)
HSBC posts 4pc rise in pre-tax profit, operating costs rise (2 hrs 40 mins ago)
Eurozone raises growth outlook for 2015 to 1.5pc (05-05 17:10)
Singapore-Malaysia high-speed rail project delayed (05-05 17:01)
Jet Blue stake sale props up Lufthansa earnings (05-05 16:59)
Shanghai Composite plunges amid warnings (05-05 16:31)
European equities steady (05-05 16:22)
UBS profit nearly doubles on wealth business (05-05 16:20)
Tycoon Serge Pun brings KFC to Myanmar (05-05 16:16)

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