Tokyo Stocks Rise on Thursday

Tokyo, – Tokyo stocks rose for a fourth straight session on Thursday as a weaker yen boosted investors’ risk appetite, while Fujitsu Ltd surged on news that Lenovo is taking over its computer business.

The Nikkei gained 0.5% to 16,899.10 points. The broader Topix rose 0.5% to 1,353.93 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 added 0.5% to 12,123.26.

Fujitsu surged 5.7% after China’s Lenovo Group Ltd was in talks to bring Fujitsu’s personal computer business under its control.

Source: Qatar News Agency