Japan’s Nikkei Flat in Wednesday Trading

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed closed virtually unchanged Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained just a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,955.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.62 yen, a loss of less than one-fourth of a yen from Tuesday.

Gold is trading at $1,825.20 an ounce.