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Review: Nikkei grows supported by a weak yen

The Japanese Nikkei interrupted the four-day losing streak on Thursday, supported by a weaker yen, while the dollar strengthened after the U.S. employment report fixed expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week.

Nikkei added 0.3% to 19.318.58 points.

The broader Topix rose by 0.3% to 1.554.68 points.

Photo: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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