Nikkei scales near five-year highs on weak yen, upbeat U.S. earnings
TOKYO, April 24 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to its highest level in nearly five years on Wednesday after U.S. stocks rose on robust company earnings and the yen resumed its push towards 100 to the dollar. The Nikkei advanced 1.2 percent to 13,693.32, while the broader Topix index rose 1.1 percent to 1,156.40.
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