Friday, October 31, 2014   

Nikkei at 7-week low on Iraq fears
(08-08 10:43)

Tokyo stocks dropped more than 3.0 percent Friday morning after US President Barack Obama said he had authorised air strikes on Iraq.
The Nikkei 225 index lost as much as 3.14 percent to hit 14,753.84 as Obama's comments sparked a sharp uptick in the yen, which is bad for Japanese shares. --AFP   
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BoJ chief says at 'critical moment' for exiting deflation (41 secs ago)
BOJ expands monetary easing plan as economy slows (7 mins ago)
Athens stock market down 3.6pc (10-30 18:36)
Toshiba half-year net profit surges (10-30 17:27)
German jobless total falls in October (10-30 17:23)
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3 (10-30 16:58)
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3 (10-30 16:58)
European stocks advance at open (10-30 16:57)
Hang Seng finishes lower (10-30 16:35)
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown (10-30 16:05)

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