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Tokyo: Stocks snap five-day losing streak

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks snapped a five-day losing streak in a quiet trading session Monday as bargain-buying and a weaker yen lifted the market in the last trading week of 2015.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange advanced 0.56 per cent, or 104.29 points, to close at 18,873.35.

The Topix index of all first-section shares ended up 0.86 per cent, or 13.03 points, at 1,529.22.

AFP