Wed, 15 Jul 2020

TOKYO, June 1 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks advanced Monday morning, as the market mood was lifted by eased coronavirus-linked restrictions for businesses in the capital as Japan takes further steps towards reviving its economy.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 257.86 points, or 1.18 percent, from Friday at 22,135.75.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 7.67 points, or 0.49 percent, at 1,571.34.

Securities house, marine transportation and electric appliance-oriented issues comprised those that gained the most by the morning break.

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