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Japanese shares rise 0.27 per cent in morning

Japanese shares gained 0.27 per cent in morning trade on Friday on a weaker yen but investors were cautious ahead of the release of key monthly US jobs data later in the day.

business Updated: Dec 04, 2009 08:10 IST

Japanese shares gained 0.27 per cent in morning trade on Friday on a weaker yen but investors were cautious ahead of the release of key monthly US jobs data later in the day.

The benchmark Nikkei-225 index rose 27.33 points to 10,005 by the lunch break. The broader Topix index of all first-section shares added 1.07 points or 0.12 per cent to 889.11.