Japanese stocks rose, with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average climbing to an almost six-year high, as the yen fell to the lowest since May versus the dollar after data showed U.S. manufacturing unexpectedly accelerated last month.
Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index posting its longest winning streak in three months, as paper makers surged and amid optimism U.S. lawmakers will reach a deal to avoid breaching the debt ceiling.
Japanese shares rose, with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average climbing from an almost seven-week low, as the weaker yen boosted exporters and amid a report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate-tax cut.
Nintendo Co., the world’s largest maker of video-game players, rose the most in 33 months in Osaka on speculation it will be included in the Nikkei 225 Stock Average should the city’s exchange merge with the Tokyo’s.
Asian stocks rose for a fourth day, with Japanese shares gaining as the yen weakened after a report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate-tax cut and data showed machinery orders beat estimates.