Japan’s Nikkei Closes on High Note

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 2:35 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 soared just over one and one-half percent to finish at 9,797.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.03 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Tuesday.

The Taipei market closed at 8,573, a gain of more than one percent .