Tokyo Stocks End Higher On Weaker Yen

TOKYO,(Pakistan Point News - APP -22nd Augst,2016) - Tokyo stocks closed higher Monday on a weaker Yen after the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve talked up the US economy while the Bank of Japan's boss indicated there could be fresh easing measures next month. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.32 percent, or 52.37 points, at 16,598.19, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.62 percent, or 8.01 points, to close at 1,303.68.