February 25, 2021

The Tokyo Stock Exchange rises slightly letting itself be carried by Wall Street

The Tokyo Stock Exchange rose on Tuesday buoyed by gains on Wall Street, although the advance was moderate as investors opted to reap profits after buoyant trading on the eve of the trade truce.

The Nikkei benchmark rose 24.30 points, 0.11%, to settle at 21,754.27, while the second indicator, the Topix, which groups the values ​​of the first section, advanced 4.99 points, 0.31%, up to 1,589.84 units.

The parquet Tokyo experienced a volatile session after the strong rise of more than 2% registered on Monday after it was known that the United States and China will resume their trade negotiations, and failed to prop up the gains until the second half of the negotiation.

The news gave a respite to the Japanese square and the good performance in New York helped to compensate the collection of benefits for which some investors chose in the absence of more stimuli from other Asian markets.

The maritime transport sector led the gains, followed by insurers and electronic devices.

The technology companies also had a good day, following the advances of their American counterparts.

The semiconductor company Screen Holdings led the gains of the day among the 225 securities that make up the Nikkei, with a rise of 4.51%, followed by the cybersecurity company Trend Micro, which advanced 3.82%.

In the first section, which includes the firms with the highest capitalization, 1,429 values ​​advanced compared to 628 that retreated, while 92 ended the session unchanged.

Trading volume amounted to 1.89 trillion yen (15,479 million euros), compared to 2.2 trillion yen (17,984 million euros) from the previous session.

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