Nikkei up for 11th week, in longest-ever weekly winning streak

Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:23am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
jumped 2.9 percent on Friday and marked its 11th straight week
of gains, its longest-ever weekly winning run, according to
Reuters data, after a sharp drop in the yen spurred on exporters
and fuelled optimism about earnings for the next financial year.
    The Nikkei shot up 305.78 points on the day to
10,926.65, while the broader Topix rose 2.2 percent to
917.09.