Japan's Nikkei advances on Wall Street's gains

Japan's Nikkei advances on Wall Street's gains

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TOKYO, Dec. 3, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An electronic stock indicator shows the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, on Dec. 3, 2018. Tokyo stocks closed higher Monday, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index extending its run of closing highs for a seventh straight day. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 223.70 points, or 1.00 percent, from Friday to close the day at 22,574.76. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi/IANS)
Tokyo, Feb 13 (IANS) Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday following Wall Street's solid lead overnight.
As of 9:15 am local time (5:45 am IST), the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 207.86 points, or 1.00 percent, from Tuesday to 21,072.07, Xinhua news agency reported. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 12.11 points, or 0.77 percent, to 1,584.71. Mining, securities house, pulp and paper-linked issues comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell. --IANS vin/

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