Japan’s Nikkei Makes Slight Gains

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,574.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.69, a gain of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Tuesday.

Gold is trading at $1,518.33 an ounce.