Nikkei up 0.3 pct, gains limited before Trump's news conference

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 12:24 hrs

Japanese stocks ticked up slightly on Wednesday with gains limited ahead of a much-anticipated press conference by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump later in the day.

The Nikkei share average rose 0.3 percent to 19,364.67, after falling for the past three days.

The broader Topix gained 0.5 percent to 1,550.40 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose 0.5 percent to 13,886.42.

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