Japanese Shares Post Best Week Since Mid-July After Yen Weakens

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  • Investors await U.S. jobs data for clues on rate direction
  • Yen ends week near one-month low, underpinning carmakers

Japanese shares posted the best week in one-and-a-half months as a weaker yen boosted exporters ahead of U.S. jobs data that is seen as key to whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as this month.

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