Nikkei 225 closes higher by 0.66% at 21,968.10
Tokyo's main index closes at the highs for the day
- Session high 21,968.10
- Session low 21,700.78
The Nikkei closes at the high for the day, as investors buy up Japanese stocks following the lunch break earlier. The mood in Asian equities is still relatively alright, despite the mixed day in US trading overnight.
The boost in the Nikkei following the lunch break has seen yen pairs catch a bid too with USD/JPY at 106.77 now, near the highs for the day. Same goes for EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY which are trading at 131.64 and 148.30 respectively.