Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Higher

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index jumped one-and-one-third percent to close at 9,965.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.42 yen, up two-thirds of a yen from late Friday.

Gold was trading at $1,617.05 an ounce.