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Tokyo: Nikkei edges up after US gains on oil price spike

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Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index inched up on Friday after four days of losses, supported by a cheaper yen and Wall Street gains on a spike in oil prices.

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index inched up on Friday after four days of losses, supported by a cheaper yen and Wall Street gains on a spike in oil prices.

The benchmark Nikkei index rose 0.01 per cent, or 1.47 points, to close at 17,820.19 but the broader Topix index lost 0.36 per cent, or 4.74 points, to 1,325.13.

AFP

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