Sep 17 2018
Nikkei Hits 7.5-Month High on Technology Issues, Weaker Yen
The Nikkei stock index momentarily hit around a seven-and-a-half month high Friday morning driven by investors who were heartened by perked up by robust technology shares and the yen’s retreat against the dollar.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 221.51 points from Thursday to 23,042.83. The broader topic index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 17.82 points.