Nikkei 225 closes higher by 1.29% at 22,613.76


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Asian equities keep the positive mood flowing
US futures are also keeping mildly higher, with S&P 500 futures up by 0.4%.
This is all still putting added pressure on the dollar as the greenback is trailing across the board to start the session. AUD/USD is up by 0.6% to 0.6938 but off its earlier highs of 0.6983