TOKYO, March 5 Japanese stocks rose to a one-week high on Wednesday after comments by Russian President Vladimir Putin eased worries about military confrontation in Ukraine, triggering short covering in battered shares like property developers and index heavyweights. The Nikkei share average ended 1.2 percent higher at 14,897.63, its highest closing level since Feb. 27. The Topix rose 0.7 percent to 1,212.90. The JPX-Nikkei Index 400, an index launched this year comprising firms with high return on equity and strong corporate governance, advanced 0.8 percent to 10,981.32.
AT&T reaches deal to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion -WSJ
Oct 22 AT&T Inc reached a deal to buy media company Time Warner Inc for more than $80 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
Trump vows to weaken U.S. media 'power structure' if elected
GETTSYBURG, Pa. , Oct 22 U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time Warner Inc if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged against both him and voters.