Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

Published July 15, 2014
Tokyo: Stocks close up 0.64%

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed 0.64 per cent higher Tuesday, tracking a rise on Wall Street and with the weaker yen supporting exporter shares, while traders await congressional testimony by US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.

The Nikkei 225 index rose 98.34 points to finish at 15,395.16 while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.65 per cent, or 8.22 points, to 1,273.68. - AFP