Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained three-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,798.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.98 yen, down half a yen from late Thursday.

Gold was selling at $1,785.15 an ounce.