BUSINESS Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for global economic outlook

BUSINESS

Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for global economic outlook

Xinhua

16:32, April 05, 2019

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A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November 13, 2018. (Photo: VCG)

TOKYO, April 5 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Friday with sentiment helped by some positive moves by US shares overnight amid rising expectations for the global economic outlook.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 82.55 points, or 0.38 percent, from Thursday to close the day at 21,807.50.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 5.70 points, or 0.35 percent, to finish at 1,625.75.

Marine transportation, metal product, and textile and apparel-oriented issues comprised those that gained the most by the close of play.

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