Tokyo Stocks Jump By Break After Upbeat US Jobs Data

Tokyo stocks jump by break after upbeat US jobs data

TOKYO, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Augst,2016) - Tokyo stocks rallied Monday morning as better-than-expected US jobs data lifted sentiment and weakened the Yen, giving a boost to exporters. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index soared 1.99 percent, or 323.30 points, to reach 16,577.75 by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.50 percent, or 19.16 points, to 1,299.06.