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Tokyo Market Report Headlines

Nikkei moves closer to 21-year high; Kobe Steel plunges

Japan's Nikkei share average moved closer to a 21-year high on Tuesday after a three-day weekend as expectations for continued strength in the U.S. economy supported sentiment, but Kobe Steel's shares plunged when it said it had fabricated data.


Senate Republicans appear to have votes to pave way to tax reform

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans appeared to have enough votes on Wednesday to pass a budget measure that is crucial to President Donald Trump's hopes of enacting tax reform legislation before the end of the year.