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Nikkei claws higher; Apple-related shares shine

Japanese shares closed higher on Tuesday as investor sentiment improved after U.S. futures trimmed early losses, while Apple-related issues firmed ahead of an event of the iPhone maker later in the day.

Japan shares edge lower as U.S. futures fall

Japanese shares reversed course on Tuesday to trade slightly lower as U.S. futures fell during Asian trade, while investors looked past an overnight tech rally on Wall Street and waited for corporate earnings results for further direction.

Japan stocks head for weekly gain on U.S. stimulus hopes

Japanese stocks were on course for their biggest weekly gain in two months on Friday, on hopes of more stimulus in the United States, even though some investors doubted the chances of a deal in the run up to the U.S. presidential election.

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