Japan Shares Rise, Led by Brokerages as Investors Weigh Earnings

  • Suzuki, Kuraray gain on earnings while Olympus sinks
  • Strategists see 5.2% gain in Topix by year-end, survey shows

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Japanese shares rose for the first time in four days, led by gains in brokerages and shippers. Companies including Suzuki Motor Corp. and Kuraray Co. gained on earnings while Olympus Corp. sank.

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