Japan’s Nikkei Closes in Positive Territory

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 2:59 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-fourth percent to finish at 9,460.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.19 yen, a slight drop from Monday's closing figures.

The Taipei market finished at 8,598, a gain of more than three-quarters of one percent