Monday, August 3, 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   
Other Business breaking news:
European stocks drop (17 mins ago)
(Greece crisis) Athens stocks drop by 22pc, bank and finance shares collapse (36 mins ago)
HSBC reports US$13.6b pre-tax earnings, staff costs rise by US$1.2b (2 hrs 47 mins ago)
Xiaomi shoves Apple off China smartphone perch (08-03 13:28)
South Korea posts US$52.4b current account surplus (08-03 13:24)
Regional markets fall (08-03 11:49)
Oil prices lower in Asia (08-03 11:02)
Nikkei lower (08-03 11:01)
China factory production downturn worsens, Hang Seng and Shanghai tumble (08-03 11:00)
Russia's central bank cuts interest rate to 11 percent (07-31 20:11)

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