Tuesday, October 6, 2015   

Nikkei jumps to five-month high
(06-24 14:24)

Tokyo stocks edged up 0.05 percent on Tuesday, shrugging off earlier profit-taking and closing at fresh five-month highs.
The Nikkei 225 index gained 6.96 points to 15,376.24, the best finish since late January, while the Topix index of all first-section issues firmed 0.08 percent, or 1.02 points, to 1,268.50. --AFP   
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