Man walks past a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo

 
Man walks past a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo
A man walks past a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo May 30, 2008. Asian stocks rose on Friday, led by exporters in Japan, as fears of a deep U.S. recession receded, but gains were capped by worries that inflation will cut into growth and lead to higher borrowing costs. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)