Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 2:20 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 one percent , to close at 8,605.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.65 yen, down slightly from late Thursday.

The Taipei market rose 1.12 percent , to close at 7,212.