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Japanese Stocks Rise Despite Brexit Market Uncertainty

Comments from the Japanese prime minister helped calm the Tokyo equity market Monday, although emerging markets in Asia came under pressure because of uncertainty surrounding Britain's vote last week to exit the European Union. The benchmark Nikkei index in Tokyo closed the Monday session up 357 points, a gain of about 2.4 percent after a nearly eight percent plunge Friday following the outcome of the Brexit referendum. “To the Bank of Japan I’d like to ask it to closely cooperate...

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