Tuesday, December 1, 2015   

Nikkei rallies 1.8pc
(09-18 11:02)

Stocks in Tokyo soared 1.81 percent, encouraged by gains on Wall Street as investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 259.09 points to 14,570.76 by the break while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 1.23 percent, or 14.56 points, at 1,196.20.—AFP

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