Tokyo stocks end slightly higher despite upbeat business report

 02 Oct 2017 - 9:16

Tokyo stocks end slightly higher despite upbeat business report

AFP

Tokyo: Tokyo stocks closed slightly up Monday, despite Japanese business confidence hitting its highest level in a decade, as Nissan dropped on news that thousands of its vehicles for the Japan market had been inspected by uncertified staff.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.22 percent, or 44.50 points, to close at 20,400.78 while the broader Topix index was down 0.07 percent, or 1.13 points, at 1,673.62.