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Pedestrians are reflected in a stock market indicator board in Tokyo, Japan, 12 December 2016. Tokyo stocks closed above the 19,000 mark for the first time since December 2015, following continuous gains in Wall Street and a weaker yen. The Nikkei Stock Average rose by 158.66 points, or 0.84 per cent, to close at 19,155.03.  EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

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Pedestrians are reflected in a stock market indicator board in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo stocks closed above the 19,000 mark for the first time since December 2015, following continuous gains in Wall Street and a weaker yen. Photo Franck Robichon/EPA

A woman walks past an electronic monitor displaying graphs of Japan's various stock indices outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index halting three days of losses, as exporters advanced after the yen weakened against the dollar.

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A woman walks past an electronic monitor displaying graphs of Japan’s various stock indices outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday. Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index halting three days of losses, as exporters advanced after the yen weakened against the dollar