Continue reading below. Stock closed mostly higher, helped by positive earnings at several big companies, including Apple and Caterpillar.
By Lisa Twaronite. TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks stumbled on Friday and the dollar languished against a basket of currencies, as fears of an escalating Ukraine crisis eclipsed upbeat U.S.
The recall won't destroy General Motors' balance sheet, and customers are still buying the company's vehicles at a similar pace as before reports of the defect surfaced.
Tokyo's consumer prices climbed 2.7 percent in April from a year earlier, the biggest increase in more than 20 years, on rises in a broad range of items following a consumption tax hike on April 1, the government said Friday.
The Nokia Oyj Lumia 1520, left, and Nokia Lumia Icon smartphones at the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in San Francisco. Photo: Bloomberg.