Thursday, August 4, 2011

Nikkei rises but economic worries cap gains

TOKYO: The Nikkei average rose on Thursday after Wall Street snapped a seven-day losing streak and after having fallen more than 2 percent the day before, but investors were wary ahead of a crucial U.S. jobs report at the end of the week.

The benchmark Nikkei average rose 0.3 percent to 9,668.99, while the broader Topix gained 0.1 percent to 827.27. ' Reuters


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