Pedestrians are reflected on a quotation board of the Tokyo Stock Exchanges in Tokyo on May 16, 2013. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which closed at its highest level in more than five years on May 15, was up 50.02 points to 15,146.05 at the start.
Japanese investors returned from Golden Week national holidays in buoyant mood, bidding stocks in the Nikkei 225 average to their highest since mid-2008
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Failure to raise concerns over the resultant weakening of the Japanese yen has encouraged further strength for the Nikkei 225 index, which rose to its highest level since 2008More quotes »
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