Tokyo's Nikkei Index Closes Up 3.9%
Umer Jamshaid 6 days ago Fri 27th March 2020 | 11:50 AM
Tokyo's key Nikkei index closed up nearly four percent on Friday, tracking rallies on Wall Street over a massive US economic relief package
Tokyo, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Mar, 2020 ) :Tokyo's key Nikkei index closed up nearly four percent on Friday, tracking rallies on Wall Street over a massive US economic relief package.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index jumped 3.88 percent, or 724.83 points, to end at 19,389.43, while the broader Topix index advanced 4.30 percent, or 60.17 points, to 1,459.49.
Uniqlo casual wear operator Fast Retailing rose 1.43 percent to 44,430 yen and chip-making equipment manufacturer Tokyo Electron jumped 5.06 percent to 21,350 yen.
In the US, the Dow surged for a third straight session after the economic relief package cleared the Senate and data showed an unprecedented spike in unemployment claims.