Asia stocks advance on US debt-pact hopes
The Nikkei Stock Average (TYO:JP:100000018) rose 1% to 9,923.01, a closing level not seen since early April. The advance builds on gains from the previous session, when a landslide election victory for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) sparked fresh ...
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