Japan stocks soar to four-year highs, lead Asia

Posted by Forexsq 537 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img Japanese stocks soared Wednesday to end at their highest level in more than four years as the yen skidded amid hopes the country’s central bank may adopt aggressive easing measures following Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa’s planned early departure.

Most other regional markets ended with modest gains in the wake of upbeat economic data from the U.S. and Europe a day earlier.


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