(Updates to close) TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The Nikkei average rose 2.4 percent to end at a 6-week closing high on Thursday as investors, encouraged by gains on Wall Street, bought recent poor performers while Hitachi Ltd surged on a possible unit sale. Amid easing concern about fallout from subprime problems, bank and brokerage firms rang up hefty gains while shares in consumer finance firms, the worst performing sector this year, lured buyers looking for bargains. Mitsui Fudosan Co ...
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