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|1. Oil & Coal Products||7||0||0|
|1. Pulp & Paper||5||0||0|
|1. Air Transport||0||2||0|
|3. Electric Power||4||7||0|
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NEW YORK--Stocks capped off another strong week with a broad rally while the dollar extended its gains and Treasurys fell, as a bigger-than-expected rise in consumer sentiment bolstered the view of an economy that is faring better than some had thought.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Orix Corp. (8591) and other leasing companies climbed to year-to-date highs Friday as investors took a cue from a news report on a government initiative to stimulate the economy.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The price-to-book-value ratios of Japanese blue chips are rising as improving corporate earnings lower the risk of net asset erosion.