Japan : Nikkei rises for 4th day as weak yen lifts risk appetite
Thu Jul 14 2016
Mark Cooper (141 articles)
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Japan : Nikkei rises for 4th day as weak yen lifts risk appetite

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average rose for a fourth straight day to a more than one-month high on Thursday, after the yen’s weakness lifted risk sentiment.

The Nikkei ended 1.0 percent higher to 16,385.89, the highest closing level since June 10.

The broader Topix climbed 0.8 percent to 1,311.16 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.7 percent to 11,785.75.

At 0614 GMT, the dollar was up 0.9 percent at 105.42 yen .


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Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper is Political / Stock Market Correspondent. He has been covering Global Stock Markets for more than 6 years.