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Tokyo stock market indexes ended the first trading day of the new week higher, with Nikkei 225 ending a series of four consecutive sessions of decline amid weakening the yen to an 11-month low due to the prospect of the Bank of Japan continuing with its "loose" monetary policy, Kyodo reported.

The Nikkei 225 index rose 276.21 points, or 0.85 percent, to 32,678.62.

The broader Topics index added 9.23 points, or 0.39 percent, to 2385,50.148 points.

During trading, the dollar reached 36.37-148 yen compared to 34.44-148 yen in New York and 26.28-<> yen in Tokyo on Friday.

The euro is quoted at 1.0649-0650 dollars and 157.99-158.02 yen against 1.0639-0649 dollars and 157.89-99 yen in New York and 1.0647-0648 dollars and 157.86-90 yen in Tokyo.

Tokyo to rest, Wall Street awaits Fed meeting

On Friday, Wall Street indexes fell as investors continued to appreciate the message of the US Federal Reserve will continue the policy of higher interest rates for a longer period of time.

Industrial Dow Jones fell 106.58 points, or 0.31 percent, to 33,963.84, Reuters reported.

The broader Standard & Poor's 500 lost 9.94 points, or 0.23 percent, to 4,320.06 points.

Technological Nasdaq fell 12.18 points, or 0.09 percent, to 13,211.81 points.


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