Nikkei rises on buoyant global mood, Toyota strong

Wed May 8, 2013 8:11pm EDT

TOKYO, May 9 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose
on Thursday, buoyed by a record finish on Wall Street, while
Toyota Motor Corp attracted buying after reporting
full-year results.
    The Nikkei added 0.7 percent to 14,390.22, nearing
Wednesday's intraday peak of 14,421.38, its highest level since
June 2008. The broader Topix gained 0.7 percent to
    Toyota, whose American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) rose more
than 3 percent, gained 2.2 percent in early Tokyo trade.
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