Tokyo benchmark jumps in first trading of year but Asian markets mixed

TOKYO - Asian shares were mixed Wednesday, as the Tokyo benchmark jumped in the first trading of 2017, helped by a weak yen. Other indexes lost some gains from earlier this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 2.4 per cent to 19,580.21 ... ( read original story ...)

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