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Tokyo Market Report Headlines

Nikkei rises on relief over Kuroda's BOJ reappointment

Japanese stocks rose on Friday morning, with investors relieved to see the government appoint Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda for another term and choose an advocate of bolder monetary easing as one of his deputies.

Nikkei falls to 4-month low as strong yen bites

Japan's Nikkei share average gave up early gains and closed at at four-month low on Tuesday in choppy trade as investors turned risk averse again as the yen rose rising against the dollar.