Japan's Nikkei 225 Rises 7.7% for Biggest Gain Since October 2008

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  • Investors buy back in after valuations hit 11-month low
  • Topix surges most since 2011 as all 33 industry groups rise

Nikkei 225 Sees Biggest Increase Since 2008

Japanese stocks soared, with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average staging the steepest advance since the aftermath of the 2008 Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. bankruptcy, amid speculation a selloff that drove valuations to an 11-month low was overdone.

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