Tokyo Markets Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index rose 1.9 percent to close at 8,844.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.20 yen, down slightly from late Friday.

Gold was trading at $1,646.93 an ounce.