Nikkei edges up, marks weekly gain ahead of holiday

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TOKYO, July 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday and remained on track for a robust weekly gain, though investors grew cautious ahead of a long holiday weekend. The Nikkei index was up 0.2 percent at 20,144.82 at the end of ... ( read original story ...)

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