Tokyo Shares Jump Higher On Weaker Yen

Tokyo shares jump higher on weaker yen

TOKYO, Jan 4, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 04th Jan, 2017 ) - Tokyo shares ended sharply higher on Wednesday on the first trading day of 2017 with investor sentiment boosted by a weaker Yen. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 2.51 percent, or 479.79 points, to close at 19,594.16.

The broader Topix index of all first-section issues also added 2.36 percent, or 35.87 points, to 1,554.48.

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