Xinhua News AgencyDecember 3, 2013 05:35
Tokyo stocks end higher on weaker yen
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.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished up 3.60 points, or 0.29 percent, at 1,262.54.