Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Friday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained close to three-quarters of one percent to finish at 10,138.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.35, a gain of one-tenth of a yen from Thursday.

Gold is trading at $1,526.25 an ounce.