You are here

Tokyo: Shares up ahead of Yellen speech

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 14:40


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares rose Tuesday as a weaker yen boosted exporters including Toyota and Panasonic, while investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index tacked on 0.36 per cent, or 71.74 points, to end the day at 20,225.09, while the Topix index of all first-section issues gained 0.42 per cent, or 6.81 points, to close at 1,619.02 yen.


Market voices on:

Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom