Nikkei climbs to new five-year highs on U.S. stocks, German data
TOKYO, May 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average hit fresh five-year highs in early trade on Wednesday, aided by the U.S. S&P 500 ending at yet another record high and stronger-than-expected German industrial data. The Nikkei added 0.2 percent to 14,204.96, its highest since June 2008. The broader Topix index put on 0.3 percent to 1,191.95.
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