Wednesday, May 6, 2015   

Nikkei follows Wall St lead by break, up 0.51%
(07-02 10:41)

Tokyo stocks rose 0.51 percent on Wednesday morning, tracking a strong lead from Wall Street where US shares powered to new record closings.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 78.40 points to 15,404.60 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.52 percent, or 6.68 points, to 1,282.76. --AFP   
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