Japanese shares end +0.6% following a volatile session in which stocks rose and fell by over 3%...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese shares end +0.6% following a volatile session in which stocks rose and fell by over 3% vs the close yesterday, when they slumped 7.3%. The plunge on Thursday was "just a speed bump" given this year's strong returns, says U.S. fund manager Audrey Kaplan. Improving economic conditions "will support the market going forward." Hong Kong flat, China +0.6%, India +0.3%.