Articles By Geetha Pillai
Japan's tsunami-devastated port city receives gold gifts which the media are calling a 'goodwill gold rush'.
European markets remain cautious as issue of currency manipulation is expected to dominate G20 meeting in Moscow.
Asian markets shrug off the week's gains on disappointing corporate earnings and eurozone data.
German and French economies contract 0.6% and 0.3% respectively in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Nikkei extends gains as Bank of Japan keeps asset purchasing and interest rates unchanged.
European markets remain cautious as investors look for eurozone industrial output and US retail figures.
CBI expects weak economic conditions abroad to restrict the UK's business investments and exports.
Japanese investors turn to profit-taking as yen strengthens against its major peers.
European indices open lower as investors prefer to remain on the sidelines .
Stock markets open positive in a holiday-thinned trade in Asia.