Nikkei 225 Advances to Five-Month High on BOJ Stimulus

Japanese stocks rose, sending the Nikkei 225 Stock Average to the highest close since May 2, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly expanded its easing program to keep the rising yen from undermining a recovery, following stimulus measures from the U.S. Federal Reserve last week.

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