Tokyo Stocks Close Higher On Weaker Yen, Stimulus Report

Tokyo stocks close higher on weaker yen, stimulus report

TOKYO, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st july,2016) - Tokyo stocks closed higher on Thursday, with exporters boosted by a weaker Yen while a report said Japan's government is planning a stimulus package twice as big as initially thought. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.77 percent, or 128.33 points, to 16,810.22, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.65 percent, or 8.64 points, to 1,339.39.