Tokyo: Nikkei closes up more than 1.3%

The Business Times | Jun 30, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei index advanced more than 1.3 per cent on Tuesday after US and European markets bounced back on optimism over post-lockdown economic activity.
  • In individual stocks trade, telecoms and investment giant SoftBank Group rallied 1.30 per cent to 5,450 yen while Uniqlo casual wear operator Fast Retailing gained 1.74 per cent to 61,700 yen.
  • NTT rose 0.47 per cent to 2,515.5 yen after the Nikkei business daily reported the telecom group would enter the renewable energy market.