Tokyo Shares Up At Break On Weak Yen, Trump 'hope'


Tokyo shares up at break on weak yen, Trump 'hope'

TOKYO, , (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Nov, 2016 ) - Tokyo stocks jumped on Monday morning as a weaker Yen lifted exporters with sentiment buoyed by upbeat Japanese GDP figures and hopes for US President-elect Donald Trump's administration.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 1.53 percent, or 266.05 points, to stand at 17,640.84 at the lunch break, while the broader Topix index of all-first section issues rose 1.44 percent, or 19.83 points, to 1,398.11.