Tuesday, March 31, 2015   

Nikkei finishes higher
(08-19 14:09)

Tokyo stocks rose 0.83 percent Tuesday, marking a seventh day of gains, with the market getting a lift from a weaker yen, and after Wall Street rebounded on easing concerns over the crisis in Ukraine.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 127.19 points to close at 15,449.79, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.71 percent, or 9.03 points, to 1,280.29. --AFP   
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Hang Seng bounces 1.5pc (03-30 16:10)
Nikkei up at close (03-30 16:02)
Positive start for Europe equities (03-30 16:01)
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