Roundup: Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for much-needed U.S. stimulus
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as a comparatively soft yen encouraged buying with sentiment also helped by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive orders to assist those who have lost jobs due to the pandemic amid hopes U.S. lawmakers will swiftly agree on a sizable virus-related stimulus package to help the virus-battered economy. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 420.30 points, or 1.88 percent, from Friday to close the day at 22,750.24, marking its highest closing level since July 22. The broader Topix index of all First Section...
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