TOKYO, Jan 11 Japan's Nikkei hit a 23-month high on Friday, with exporters up on a weaker yen after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly said the central bank should consider pursuing maximum employment, while Fast Retailing jumped after strong quarterly results. The Nikkei ended 1.4 percent higher at 10,801.57 Points, while the broader Topix index gained 1.1 percent to 898.69. Index heavyweight Fast Retailing, the owner of the casual clothing chain Uniqlo, climbed 4.8 percent.
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.