Nikkei closes at 11-month high

The Nikkei 225 added 0.26%, or 47.81 points, to 18,381.22, its seventh consecutive gain


Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters

Tokyo: Tokyo’s benchmark index closed at an 11-month high Friday, notching up the year’s longest winning streak as a sharp drop in the yen boosts the outlook for exporters.

The Nikkei 225 added 0.26%, or 47.81 points, to 18,381.22, its seventh consecutive gain, while the Topix index of all first-section issues ended up 0.31%, or 4.57 points, at 1,464.53.

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