Tokyo Stocks Rally After Upbeat US Jobs Data

Tokyo stocks rally after upbeat US jobs data

TOKYO, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Augst,2016) - Tokyo stocks ended higher on Monday as forecast-beating US jobs data lifted sentiment and weakened the Yen, giving a boost to exporters including Toyota and rival automaker Nissan. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rallied 2.44 percent, or 396.12 points, to finish at 16,650.57, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares advanced 2.00 percent, or 25.63 points, to 1,305.53.