Tokyo stocks jump on weak yen, gains on Wall Street

Tokyo, Feb 19 (AFP/APP): Tokyo's benchmark index surged nearly two percent on Monday, buoyed by investor relief over a weaker yen and continued gains on Wall Street last week.

The bellwether Nikkei 225 index rose 1.97 percent or 428.96 points to close at 22,149.21, while the broader Topix index was up 2.17 percent or 37.78 points at 1,775.15.

Posted on: 2018-02-19T11:33:00+05:00