Japan’s Nikkei Index Enjoys Upswing

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774.

The dollar was selling at 76.66 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday.

Gold is trading at $1,662.56 an ounce.