Xinhua News AgencyDecember 3, 2013 07:07
Roundup: Nikkei hits new ending high on weakening yen, monetary easing hope
TOKYO, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher on Tuesday with Nikkei hitting a fresh six-year closing high as buying was spurred by a weakening yen and growing expectations of additional monetary easing by the Bank of Japan.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 94.59 points, or 0. 60 percent, from Monday at 15,749.66, its highest closing since Dec. 12, 2007.