Japan Stocks Climb From Eight-Month Low as Global Selloff Eases

  • Japan Tobacco plunges to post biggest drop on the Nikkei 225
  • Topix falls 8.2% in September, worst monthly loss since 2012

Japanese stocks rose, with the Topix index climbing from an eight-month low, as a global equity slump eased. Automakers provided the biggest support to the benchmark gauge after China cut taxes on car purchases.

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