Tokyo shares rise on optimism U.S. may ease ban on Huawei

Japan Economic Newswire |

Tokyo stocks rose Tuesday as investors' risk appetite grew on expectations the United States may ease its trade ban on China's Huawei Technologies Co.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 204.09 points, or 0.95 percent, from Monday at 21,620.88. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 12.45 points, or 0.80 percent, higher at 1,568.82.

Gainers were led by marine transportation, textile and apparel, and oil and coal product issues.

==Kyodo

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