Japan’s Nikkei Closes on Another High Note

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-fourth percent to finish at 8,954.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.71 yen, a loss of more than one-tenth of a yen from Monday.

The Taipei market closed at 7,646, a gain of nearly one percent .