Japan ruling party victory boosts Nikkei; rest of Asia mixed

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Shares in Japan rose to their highest level in more than two decades on 23 October after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a fresh mandate in snap elections held over the weekend. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 share average closed 1.1% higher at 21,696.65 ... ( read original story ...)

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These are external links and will open in a new window Japanese stocks hit their highest level since 1996 on Monday after exit polls indicated Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had won a clear election victory. The Nikkei climbed nearly 1%, extending its recent ... ( read original story ...)

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