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Japanese stocks move up in early trading, with export shares surging as the yen hit its lowest...

Japanese stocks move up in early trading, with export shares surging as the yen hit its lowest point against the U.S. dollar since June 2010. The Nikkei Average is currently 1.9% higher at 10,824, with blue-chip exporters once again leading gains: Sony (SNE +5.1%) upward, with Hitachi (HTHIY.PK +2.3%), Panasonic (PC +2.7%), Trend Micro (TMICY.PK +3.1%), Nissan (NSANY.PK +2.8%), Toyota (TM +2%) and currency-sensitive Mazda (MZDAY.PK +3.5%).
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  • yliu54
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    Japan is leading us to another world war
    24 Jan 2013, 08:41 PM Reply Like
  • love2soni
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    Risk appetite received additional support after manufacturing surveys out from China, Europe and the U.S. on Thursday pointed to an improvement in the global economy, with the U.S. in particular seeing its strongest manufacturing expansion since March 2011.
    25 Jan 2013, 03:17 AM Reply Like
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