The New York Times – Japan Shares Soar, Driven by Falling Yen

Japan’s stock index was the standout performer Thursday, surging to its highest level in almost six years as the yen fell amid speculation that the country’s monetary policy would be eased further.

On a day when trading levels are low because of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, the Nikkei 225 helped shore up markets around the world, as it advanced 1.8 percent to 15,727.12 points, its highest close since late 2007. (Read more…

(English, Article, 2013)

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