Japan’s Nikkei Rises

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 2:45 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 81.28 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Thursday.

The Taipei market closed at 8,750, a loss of just over one-quarter of one percent .