A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past an electronic board displaying various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo December 18, 2013. The Nikkei share average jumped 2 percent to a one-week ... more 
A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past an electronic board displaying various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo December 18, 2013. The Nikkei share average jumped 2 percent to a one-week closing high on Wednesday, as hedge funds bet the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting would not materially alter a promising outlook for Japanese equities. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS) less 
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Reuters | Photo By YUYA SHINO / REUTERS
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 3:07 AM EST