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Overseas markets broadly higher after U.S. rally

  • The Nikkei jumps 1.8%, buoyed by a modestly weaker yen, Sony earnings, and an overnight rally in U.S. shares.
  • The Shanghai Composite and the Hang Seng are 0.4% and 0.62% higher respectively in early trading.
  • In Sidney, stocks rise 0.96%, breaching 5,100 on the ASX, as bank stocks rebound after news of a five basis point deposit levy hurt the sector Thursday.
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  • Randal James
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    That would be Sidney, Nebraska - the favored trading pit for Warren Buffett.
    1 Aug 2013, 11:19 PM Reply Like
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