The Business Times

Tokyo: Shares open higher on US recovery hopes

Published Mon, Apr 5, 2021 · 08:16 AM

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday as investors cheered strong US jobs data released on Friday that boosted general optimism for a US economic recovery.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.7 percent, or 222.06 points, to 30,076.06, while the broader Topix index gained 0.4 percent, or 7.81 points, to 1,979.43.

AFP

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