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Tokyo: Stocks close 0.95% higher after upbeat US jobs data

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 14:16


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares closed 0.95 per cent higher on Thursday thanks to a weaker yen, a jump on Wall Street driven by upbeat US jobs data and hopes for a resolution to Greece's debt crisis.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 193.18 points to 20,522.50 by the close, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.72 per cent, or 11.83 points, to 1,648.24.


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