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Nikkei 225 preliminary closes up 0.59% at 9,581.46; highest closing level since April 19th

Best performers
- Nippon Light Metal Holdings (+11.54%)
- Mitsubishi Motors (+10.13%)
- Sharp Corp. (+7.80%)
Worst performers
- Astellas Pharma (-2.42%)
- JGC (-2.12%)
- Toto (-1.35%)

Print 06:00, 12 Dec 2012 - Asian News - Source: Newswires