Japan's Nikkei Rises To 8-week High; Resource, Technology Stocks Gain

Japan's Nikkei Rises To 8-week High; Resource, Technology Stocks Gain

  • Posted Monday, December 21, 2009 -
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The stock market in Japan ended mixed on Monday, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 index rising to a 8-week high and ending in positive territory while the broader Topix Index ended in negative territory with minor losses on concerns about the strength of the domestic economy. Positive closing on Wall Street in the previous session led by technology stocks and higher commodity prices, especially copper prices, as well as weakening of the local currency against the greenback lifted market sentiment.view original article