Nikkei hits highest since May, Toyota rises


(Adds stocks, comment, byline) By David Dolan TOKYO, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average rose to its highest in more than seven months on Wednesday, with Toyota Motor Corp. hitting a record high amid speculation about a possible alliance with Ford Motor Co. . Other exporters, including Honda Motor Co. Ltd. also gained, aided by a weaker yen. Toyota, the world's most profitable auto maker, finished the morning session up 2.5 percent at 7,960 yen. It said its chairman, Fujio ...

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