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Nikkei Extends Gains on Tech Buying

Nikkei Extends Gains on Tech Buying

   Tokyo, Aug. 4 (Jiji Press)--The benchmark Nikkei stock average rose further Thursday thanks to the strength of technology-oriented names.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Prime section went up 190.30 points, or 0.69 pct, to finish at 27,932.20, after advancing 147.17 points Wednesday.

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