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Tokyo: Stocks gain after Clinton gets nod in debate

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 14:24

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares rose on Tuesday as the US dollar gained against the yen after markets appeared to give Hillary Clinton the edge over Donald Trump in the first US presidential debate.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.84 per cent, or 139.37 points, at 16,683.93, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose one per cent, or 13.38 points, to 1,349.22.


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