Nikkei rebounds as U.S. rate hike worries recede; Dentsu hits record high

viernes 15 de mayo de 2015 02:32 GYT

TOKYO, May 15 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
rebounded on Friday as worries about a U.S. interest rate hike
receded, while companies announcing shareholder returns such as
Dentsu Inc attracted buying.
    The Nikkei 225 ended 0.8 percent higher at
19,732.92. For the week, it gained 1.8 percent.
    The broader Topix added 1.0 percent to end at
1,607.11 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 1.0
percent to 14,519.77.
    Dentsu Inc ended up 14 percent at 6,160 yen and
touched a record high of 6,210 yen during intraday trade, after
announcing a share buyback plan and raising its dividend
outlook. It contributed a hefty 29.78 points to the Nikkei
index, the largest on the main board. It was also the
second-biggest percentage gainer.

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Edmund Klamann)