You are here

Tokyo: Stocks open higher on oil, Wall St gains

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 08:20


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks started the year's final trading session on a positive note Wednesday, following a strong lead from Wall Street and after a rise in oil prices.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 0.47 per cent, or 88.60 points, to 19,070.83 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.45 per cent, or 6.89 points, to 1,550.28. Japanese financial markets will be closed on Thursday for a public holiday.


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