Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for US-China trade talks

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/9/13 17:33:53

Tokyo stocks ended higher on Thursday as the market mood was brightened by a report suggesting that Washington is proposing a new round of high-level trade talks with Beijing amid ongoing friction.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 216.71 points, or 0.96 percent, from Wednesday to close the day at 22,821.32.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 18.70 points, or 1.11 percent, to finish at 1,710.02.

Mining, rubber product, and marine transportation-linked issues comprised those that gained the most by the close of play.

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