Japan’s Nikkei Rises, Dollar Falls

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.08 yen, a gain of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday.

The Taipei market closed at 9,001, a loss of nearly one-tenth of one percent .