Solid Gains on Japan’s Nikkei; Dollar Also in Positive Territory

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained just over one percent to finish at 9,548.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.38 yen, a gain of nearly one-fourth of a yen from Monday.

The Taipei market rose one and one-third percent to close at 8,829.