Tokyo stocks rise

2022-07-26 0 By

Xinhua News Agency Tokyo February 4 (Reporter Liu Chunyan)The Nikkei 225 stock average rose 0.73 percent and the Tokyo Stock Exchange index rose 0.55 percent.The Tokyo stock market opened lower on Thursday after the three major stock indexes in New York fell overnight.The worsening outbreak in Japan led to a selloff in some industry stocks.Stocks turned positive in afternoon trading, buoyed by gains in U.S. stock index futures.In terms of sectors, most of the 33 industry sectors on the Main board of the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed higher, with shipping, air transport and warehousing leading the gainers.Seven sectors, including pulp and paper, glass and ceramics, and transportation equipment, fell.At the close, the Nikkei was up 198.68 points at 27,439.99;The Broader Topix index rose 10.64 points to 1,930.56.