Japan Stocks Gain as Toyota Leads Exporters Higher on Weaker Yen

  • Yen declined 1.1% on Friday after American jobs report
  • Olympus surges on earnings, Asics falls as profit forecast cut

Japanese stocks advanced, driven by exporters and banks, as the yen weakened against the dollar after a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report increased speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.

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