Nikkei rebounds from 1-week closing low on US fiscal hopes
TOKYO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average advanced in early trade on Thursday as investors took comfort from comments by the top Republican in U.S. Congress that he was optimistic on averting the so-called "fiscal cliff". The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 9,380.03, rebounding from a one-week closing low hit on Wednesday, while the broader Topix gained 0.8 percent to 777.29.
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