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Wednesday, Feb 13
Australian shares end at further multi-year highs, boosted by earnings reports, while Tokyo...
Australian shares end at further multi-year highs, boosted by earnings reports, while Tokyo falls after rising sharply yesterday and European stocks are mixed. Sentiment has also been boosted by the DJIA and S&P 500 closing at five-year highs yesterday. Japan -1%, Hong Kong, China closed. India +0.3%, Sydney +0.9% to 5,003.70, its best close since Sept. 2008. EU Stoxx 50 flat, London -0.2%, Paris -0.1%, Frankfurt +0.2%, Milan flat, Madrid +0.5%.