Japan’s Nikkei Rises, Dollar Falls

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,720.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.36 yen, a loss of just over one-fourth of a yen from Tuesday.

The Taipei market finished at 9,062, a gain of nearly one percent .