News Headline Summary

Nikkei 225 preliminary close up 1.40% at 10801.57

Biggest gainers:
- Sharp +12.6%
- Astellas Pharma +7.4%
- Yokogawa +6.7%

Biggest losers:
- Toray Industries -3.5%
- Fujikura -2.1%
- Sumitomo Osaka Cement -1.9%

Update details:

- The Nikkei 225 close was the highest level since February 21st of 2011.

Print 06:00, 11 Jan 2013 - Asian News - Source: Newswires