Wednesday, December 2, 2015   

Nikkei gains by break
(02-28 10:51)

Tokyo stocks rose 1.85 percent Thursday morning, following a strong lead from Wall Street and thanks to a weaker yen after the government made its nomination to becoem the new Bank of Japan governor.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 208.66 points at 11,462.63 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 1.61 percent, or 15.40 points, at 969.12, AFP reports.
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