Tokyo’s Nikkei stock index closes 3.51 percent higher
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TOKYO–Tokyo stocks jumped 3.51 percent Friday as Japan’s premier bourse got a boost from a weaker yen and following comments from US Federal Reserve officials aimed at soothing concerns over its stimulus programe.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed up 463.77 points to 13,677.32, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 3.19 percent, or 35.01 points, to 1,133.84.
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