Japan's Nikkei 225 Snaps Longest Losing Streak Since 2012 on Fed

  • Fed officials see higher burden to raising interest rates
  • Retailers tumble as Seven & I sinks ahead of earnings

Making Sense of What a Strong Yen Means to Markets

Japanese stocks rose, with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average snapping its longest string of losses since 2012, as rising crude oil prices boosted energy explorers and after Federal Reserve minutes showed officials won’t rush to raise U.S. interest rates.

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