Tokyo Stocks Close At New 9-month High On Weak Yen


Tokyo stocks close at new 9-month high on weak yen

TOKYO, , (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Nov, 2016 ) - Tokyo stocks closed at a fresh nine-month high on Wednesday with exporters gaining on a weaker Yen as energy stocks followed oil prices upward.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 1.10 percent, or 194.06 points, to 17,862.21, the best level since early February, while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues was up 1.33 percent, or 18.67 points, at 1,421.65.