Nikkei rises to 5-week high as miners help, weak yen lifts risk appetite



Oct 11 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a five-week high on Tuesday, led by mining stocks after oil prices jumped the previous day and a weak yen lifted risk appetite.
The Nikkei rose 1.0 percent to 17,024.76, the highest closing level since Sept. 6.
The broader Topix rose 0.4 percent to hit a four-month closing high of 1,356.35.
The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose 0.4 percent to 12,144.65. (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Eric Meijer & Shri Navaratnam)
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11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 28
Source: Reuters
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