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Nikkei recovers to 15,000 in morning for 1st time in 2 months

June 2, 2014

Tokyo stocks rose Tuesday, with the Nikkei recovering to the 15,000 level for the first time in about two months on a solid performance on Wall Street and a weaker yen.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 113.91 points, or 0.76 percent, from Monday to 15,049.83. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 8.52 points, or 0.70 percent, to 1,228.99.

Major gainers included brokerage, oil and banking issues.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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