Japan’s Nikkei hits 17-mth high on sagging yen, higher Wall Street

TOKYO May 16 Japan’s Nikkei share average rose to a 17-month high on Tuesday, drawing support from a sagging yen and Wall Street hitting record highs overnight. The Nikkei was up 0.3 percent at 19,925.20, having come off an early high of 19,998.49, its …
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