Japanese Stocks Rise as Exporters Gain, Investors Await Yellen

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  • Volume remains muted while yen weakens, boosting carmakers
  • Investors await Fed Chair Yellen’s speech in Jackson Hole

Japanese shares rose, tracking gains in U.S. shares, with exporters rallying as the yen weakened. Volume slumped as investors assessed the outlook for Federal Reserve tightening ahead of Chair Janet Yellen’s speech.

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