Nikkei rises on further signs of U.S. recovery, weak yen

Sun Feb 3, 2013 7:13pm EST

TOKYO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged
up to a fresh 33-month high after Monday's opening, with U.S.
stocks lifted to five-year highs by robust data suggesting a
U.S. economic recovery was on track.
    The Nikkei added 0.4 percent to 11,235.11, the
highest since May 2010, while the broader Topix rose 0.7
percent to 948.80.
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