Japanese Stocks Rise a Third Day Ahead of U.S. Payrolls Report

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  • Strengthening dollar versus yen boosts Japanese exporters
  • U.S. stocks slip on hawkish comments by Fed Chair Yellen

Japanese stocks rose, capping a third straight weekly gain, as a weaker yen boosted exporters and investors awaited a U.S. payrolls report that could provide clues on the Federal Reserve’s next move on interest rates.

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