Thursday, 1 February 2018 14:24 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |Nikkei 225Saham JepangIndeks acuan Nikkei 225Topix JepangJapan Topix
Tokyo's benchmark index snapped a six-day losing streak Thursday, supported by a stable yen and modest gains on Wall Street with investor focus shifting to upcoming corporate earnings announcements.
The Nikkei 225 index, which the previous day fell for a sixth straight session, gained 1.68 percent or 387.82 points to close at 23,486.11, while the broader Topix index was up 1.84 percent or 33.73 points at 1,870.44.
The dollar fetched 109.47 yen in Asian afternoon trade, up from 109.27 yen in New York.
In Tokyo, Fujifilm surged 12.12 percent to 4,698 yen a day after it announced 10,000 job cuts by March 2020 at its Fuji Xerox subsidiary while purchasing its US partner Xerox.