Japan' Topix up 2 pct, exporters high on softer yen

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TOKYO, May 30 (Reuters) - Japan' TOPIX index rose 2 percent on Friday, with exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp finding favour on a softer yen and after U.S. stocks gained on receding worries about inflation and a recession. Financials such as Japan's biggest lender Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group also rose sharply on the final trading day of the month. As of 0454 GMT, the benchmark Nikkei average rose 1.4 percent to 14,326.48. It rose 3 percent on Thursday. The broader TOPIX climbed to ...

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