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Japan's chip stocks lift Nikkei to seventh straight weekly gain

Yahoo! Finance
Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday, supported by gains in chip stocks as U.S. peer Nvidia's strong earnings and subsequent share surge continued to lift the sector. The benchmark index ended the day up 0.37% at 30,916.31, gaining for a seventh straight week, the longest streak in five years. However, the Nikkei finished well off its highs of the day, fading in the afternoon after entering the midday recess up 1%.
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