Tokyo Shares End Higher On Energy Firms, Exporters

Tokyo shares end higher on energy firms, exporters

TOKYO, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 17th Augst,2016) - Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday as a halt in the Yen's rally lifted exporters while oil-linked shares and banks rose. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.90 percent, or 149.13 points, to end at 16,745.64, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.97 percent, or 12.66 points, at 1,311.13.