Japan's Nikkei extends winning streak to 7th straight day as trade concerns recede

Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-11 15:34:36|Editor: xuxin
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TOKYO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index extending its winning streak to a seventh day, as investor sentiment was bolstered by receding concerns about trade issues.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 205.66 points, or 0.96 percent, from Tuesday to close the day at 21,597.76, marking its highest closing level since July 30.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, ended 25.67 points, or 1.65 percent, higher at 1,583.66.

Mining, securities house and bank-oriented issues comprised those that gained the most by the close play.

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