Tokyo Stocks Open Higher Despite Protests, US-China Tension
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Tue 02nd June 2020 | 08:30 AM
Tokyo, June 2 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Jun, 2020 ) :Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday tracking rallies on Wall Street, shrugging off unrest in many US cities during anti-racism protests, and simmering US-China tensions.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.37 percent or 81.05 points at 22,143.44 in early trade, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.41 percent or 6.38 points to 1,575.13.
Higher US futures were for now outweighing the negative factors of unrest on American streets and worsening US-China tensions over Hong Kong, analysts said.
On Wall Street, the Dow ended up 0.4 percent at 25,475.02.