Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in early trading Friday.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,868.

Hong Kong markets were closed for a holiday .

Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Wellington and Manila. Markets closed lower in Shanghai and Sydney.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.60 yen, up two tenths of a yen from late Thursday.