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Tokyo Market Report Headlines

Nikkei edges higher before Fed meeting; Toshiba jumps

Japan's Nikkei share average edged higher on Wednesday as the market looked to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision later in the global day, while Toshiba jumped after it announced a major share buyback.

Nikkei rises but gains limited before U.S.-N.Korea summit

Japanese stocks rose on Monday but gains were limited as investors focused on the U.S.-North Korea summit, while Tokyo Electric soared as the outcome of a local election was seen to be positive for one of the utility's nuclear power plants.