Markets > Stocks

Tokyo shares end higher on optimism over TPP

2015-10-06 14:53

Already collect

Tokyo shares ended higher on Tuesday as sentiment here was boosted by investors' optimism over trade since members of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks reached a broad agreement.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average jumped 180.61 points, or 1. 00 percent, higher from Monday at 18,186.10. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 11.92 points, or 0.81 percent, at 1, 475.84. Gainers were led by agriculture and fishery, iron and steel, and warehousing issues. The turnover was about 2,394.7 billion yen (about 19.88 billion U.S. dollars).

Add comments

Latest comments

Latest News
News Most Viewed