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Tokyo: Stocks end higher as yen strength slows

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:26

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks overcame early losses to end modestly higher on Monday as the yen's strength lost steam.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.09 per cent, or 16.46 points, to end the day at 19,251.08, while the Topix index of all first-section issues advanced 0.16 per cent, or 2.47 points, to 1,547.01.


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