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Tokyo: Shares close up 1.57%, eyes on Greek talks

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks bounced back on Monday with the benchmark index up 1.57 per cent as investors await developments in last-ditch talks aimed at hammering out a new bailout deal for Greece.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange - which dropped 3.70 per cent last week - added 309.94 points to 20,089.77, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 1.89 per cent, or 29.96 points, to 1,613.51.

AFP