Sunday, August 31, 2014   

Nikkei picks up from Friday’s gains
(03-11 09:16)

Shares in Japan opened higher as investors looked to strong US economic data and the weakening yen. The Nikkei index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 0.32 percent or 39.74 points to 12,323.36 in first minutes of trading. The Topix of all first section shares added 0.92 percent or 9.41 points to 1,029.91.

   
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