Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Up

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 2:20 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 77.65 yen, up nine-tenths of a yen from late Friday.

The Taipei market gained two-thirds of a percent to close at 8,701.