Nikkei bounces after Japan escapes G20 criticism
TOKYO, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Tokyo shares rebounded in early Monday trade, with exporters and banks leading the pack after the yen softened on the G20's decision not to single out Japan for undertaking policies that have weakened its currency. The Nikkei advanced 1.4 percent to 11,338.20 while the broader Topix gained 1.2 percent to 953.65.
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