Japan's Nikkei up 2 pct, softer yen lifts exporters


TOKYO, April 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei stock average rose more than 2 percent to a nearly two-month high on Friday, with exporters such as Fanuc Ltd and Canon Inc gaining sharply on a weaker yen against the dollar. As of 0154 GMT, the benchmark Nikkei average gained 2.1 percent to 13,819.96. The broader TOPIX index rose 2 percent to 1,334.10. (Reporting by Taiga Uranaka; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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