Japan’s Nikkei Soars on Eurozone News

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained just over two percent to finish at 8,927.

The dollar was selling at 75.89 yen, a loss of just over one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday.

The Taipei market finished at 7,565, a gain of nearly four-tenths of one percent .