Tokyo, November 26 (Xinhua) – The Tokyo Stock Exchange today posted a moderate advance in its main indicators, with the market boosted by the prospects opening for Osaka to be chosen as the venue for the 2025 Universal Exposition.
The Nikkei rose 0.76% or 165.45 points today to 21,812.00 the total, while Topix, which brings together two thousand companies with the largest capitalization, gained 0.20% or 3.24 points, up to 1,632.20 whole.
Of the 225 titles included in the Nikkei, the biggest breakthrough came from the metallurgical company Amada Holdings, with 6.73%, followed by the FamilyMart chain (+ 6.66%).
The biggest setbacks in this group were those of industrial company Daiwa House (2.95%) and Recruit Holdings (2.86%).
Among the major players in the market, Toyota Motor fell 0.23%, the Softbank group advanced 0.36% and mobile phone company NTT Docomo lost 0.64%.
The Tokyo parquet, which resumed its sessions after the long weekend of the holiday on Friday, received in good humor the announcement of the weekend that designates Osaka as the headquarters of the Universal Exhibition of 2025.
This event, analysts say, can generate many investment opportunities in sectors such as infrastructure companies.
Anyway, the market awaits results that can occur between US President Donald Trump and Chinese Xi Jinping when they both coincide this week at the G20 summit in Argentina.
In the first section, that of the companies with the largest capitalization, 1,119 shares advanced against 915, which fell, while 78 closed the day unchanged.
The volume of operations today reached 2.17 trillion yen (16,894 million euros), compared to 2.08 trillion yen (16,146 million euros) from the previous session.