Thursday, September 5, 2013
Nikkei Ekes Out Gain On Wall St Gains, Dlr's Rise
TOKYO (NQN)--Tokyo stocks edged up Thursday, with the Nikkei Stock Average rising 10 points, or 0.08%, to end the day at 14,064, its highest close in about a month.
Stronger economic sentiment overseas and the dollar's rise versus the yen fueled buying. At one point, the benchmark index came under selling pressure as investors locked in gains, sending the index into negative territory. However, investors began buying back exporter issues when the yen fell to a one-month low around 2 p.m.