The Nikkei rises 0.28% and joins advances in Asian parks

Tokyo, Aug 24 . .- The Tokyo Stock Exchange closed this Monday with an advance of 0.28% in its main indicator, the Nikkei, in line with the increases in other Asian markets.

The Nikkei, which groups the 225 most representative stocks on the Tokyo stock market, rose 65.21 points this Monday to 22,985.51 integers.

For its part, the Topix, which includes the firms with the highest capitalization, today advanced 0.19% or 3.07 points, to 1,607.13 units.

Analysts noted that Tokyo joined the gains that are being made in Asian stock markets by smoothing out the most recent rough edges in relations between Washington and Beijing.

Nintendo, whose shares were the ones that monopolized the largest volume of operations, rose 4.78% today, and the technology group Softbank advanced 0.15% –

Sony also won, 1.48%, but the Toyota group fell 0.24%.

In the Topix group today, 999 stocks closed higher, 1,070 fell and 103 ended unchanged.

The value of the operations was relatively low, 1.54 trillion yen (12,317 million euros).

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