Thursday, July 31, 2014   

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   
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Fed leaves policy unchanged despite stronger growth (2 hrs 16 mins ago)
HSBC accused of being Islamophobic (2 hrs 27 mins ago)
Samsung Electronics' Q2 profit falls (07-31 10:12)
Nikkei rises at open (07-31 10:05)
Hong Kong stocks up at open (07-31 10:04)

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