Tokyo Market Higher, Dollar Lower

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed higher Wednesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.01 yen, down a fraction from late Tuesday.

The Taipei market gained six-tenths of a percent to close at 7,535.