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Tokyo shares rise as tech heavyweights acquire

TOKYO, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) — Tokyo shares ended greater Thursday, buoyed by the upbeat efficiency of heavyweight semiconductor-related shares.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock index, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average, rose for the fourth buying and selling day to 276.95 factors, or 0.87 p.c, from Wednesday to 32,287.21.

The broader Topix index, in the meantime, completed 9.54 factors, or 0.42 p.c, greater at 2,286.59.

Following the constructive outcomes introduced by main U.S. semiconductor firm NVIDIA, the shopping for of semiconductor-related shares was triggered within the Tokyo market, pushing up the Nikkei Stock Average.

On the Prime Market, gainers have been led by mining, development, and oil and coal product shares.

Issues that rose outpaced people who declined by 1,153 to 610, whereas 71 ended the day unchanged.