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Tokyo stocks rise on BOJ's upgrade of overseas economy

June 12, 2014

Tokyo stocks rose Friday, erasing earlier losses after the Bank of Japan upgraded its view on the overseas economy after its two-day policy meeting.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 124.31 points, or 0.83 percent, from Thursday at 15,097.84. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 6.22 points, or 0.50 percent, higher at 1,243.97.

Major gainers included mining, communication and textile shares.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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