Nikkei rises on earnings optimism, strong inbound tourism

jueves 23 de julio de 2015 02:16 GYT
 

TOKYO, July 23 (Reuters) - Japanese shares rose on Thursday,
driven by domestic earnings optimism. 
    Strong performances in retail, rail and hospitality sectors
followed Wednesday's announcement that Japan had a record number
of foreign visitors in the first half of the year. 
    The Nikkei share average ended 0.4 percent higher at
20,683.95.
    The broader Topix climbed 0.6 percent to 1,664.88,
and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose 0.6 percent to
15,019.88. 


 (Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)