Nikkei rises 0.3 pct, Fast Retailing surges

TOKYO, April 9 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s Nikkei average rose 0.3
percent on Friday, with gains in retailers such as casual
clothing chain Fast Retailing (9983.T: ) offsetting profit-taking
in the wake of the index’s recent rally to 18-month highs.

The benchmark Nikkei average (.N225: ) rose 36.14 points to
11,204.34.

The broader Topix index (.TOPX: ) climbed 0.4 percent to
989.42.

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(Reporting by Masayuki Kitano)

Nikkei rises 0.3 pct, Fast Retailing surges