22 Mar '11, 7am

Tokyo shares rebound on nuclear hopes

OSAKA - Tokyo stocks surged more than 4.0 percent Tuesday, helped by signs of progress in containing Japan's post-quake nuclear crisis and as the Bank of Japan pumped nearly US$25 billion more into the market. But dealers warned any fragile optimism would quickly erode on signs of a setback in the delicate operations to restore power to overheating reactors at the Fukushima atomic plant, which was crippled by a March 11 quake and tsunami. The yen was steady after Japan and its G7 allies on Friday intervened jointly in currency markets for the first time in a decade to calm turmoil sparked by the country's worst natural disaster in nearly a century. Japanese stocks extended Friday's bounce as investors returned from a long weekend. Monday was a public holiday. "Foreign investors were completely thrown off by Japan's nuclear power plant problems but there is still room for t...

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