Tuesday, April 28, 2015   

Nikkei jumps to five-month high
(06-24 14:24)

Tokyo stocks edged up 0.05 percent on Tuesday, shrugging off earlier profit-taking and closing at fresh five-month highs.
The Nikkei 225 index gained 6.96 points to 15,376.24, the best finish since late January, while the Topix index of all first-section issues firmed 0.08 percent, or 1.02 points, to 1,268.50. --AFP   
Other Business breaking news:
StanChart pre-tax profit tumbles by 22pc, loan impairments rise (29 mins ago)
UK reports economic slowdown (56 mins ago)
China Telecom earnings and revenues fall (1 hr 47 mins ago)
Auto parts lift Panasonic income to US$1.5b (1 hr 59 mins ago)
Hang Seng inches up at close, Shanghai down by 1pc (2 hrs 1 min ago)
European equities tumble (2 hrs 8 mins ago)
Nikkei closes higher (2 hrs 9 mins ago)
Athens says bailout deal close at hand (2 hrs 17 mins ago)
Honda annual earnings fall (04-28 14:14)
Hang Seng lower at break (04-28 12:33)

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