TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average climbed 1.3 percent to a one-month high on Monday as investors were encouraged by the index's resilience in holding off early rounds of profit-taking.
The benchmark Nikkei <.N225> ended 175.18 points higher at 13,852.50, gaining for a third day in a row - its longest winning streak since May.
The broader Topix <.TOPX> index advanced 1.5 percent to 1,150.70 in subdued trade, with 2.48 billion shares changing hands.
(Reporting by Tomo Uetake; Editing by Kim Coghill)
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