January 25, 2013 / 12:06 AM / 5 years ago

Nikkei gains as weaker yen buoys exporters

TOKYO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose
on Friday as a sharp drop in the yen offered a boost to
exporters, while some mid-sized companies attracted buying from
retail investors on rosy earnings announcements.
    The Nikkei gained 1.6 percent to 10,792.30, while
the broader Topix added 1.4 percent to 910.37.

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