Japanese stocks rally on weak yen as Asia markets elsewhere are closed for Christmas

  • by: PAMELA SAMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 25, 2012 - 3:02 AM

BANGKOK - Japan's benchmark stock index jumped Tuesday as a softening yen helped boost the country's powerhouse export sector. The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo rallied 1.4 percent to close at 10,080.12, with export shares leading the way.

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