Tokyo's Benchmark Stock Index Closes Up 6.72% In Global Rally

Tokyo's benchmark stock index closes up 6.72% in global rally

TOKYO, , (Pakistan Point News - APP - 10th Nov, 2016 ) - Tokyo's benchmark stock index closed 6.72 percent higher on Thursday, led by a surge in financials and exporter giants, on hopes Donald Trump's shock US presidential election win will provide a boost to the world's number one economy. The key Nikkei 225 index, which plummeted 5.4 percent on Wednesday, jumped 1,092.88 points to 17,344.42. The broader Topix index of all first-section issues was up 5.78 percent, or 75.19 points, at 1,376.35.