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Nikkei index nears 21-year high amid positive economic data

  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:31
DRIVEN by improved earnings and optimism over the strength of its economy, Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Index on Wednesday hit a closing high not seen in almost 21 years.
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