Nikkei soars to more than 2-week high on weak yen

jueves 14 de abril de 2016 02:22 GYT

TOKYO, April 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei soared to more than a two-week high on Thursday, as a weaker yen lifted sentiment and eased concerns about exporters' earnings.

The Nikkei share average rose 3.2 percent to 16,911.05, the highest closing level since March 29.

The broader Topix climbed 2.9 percent to 1,371.35, with all of its 33 subindexes in positive territory. Trading volume was high, with 2.5 billion shares changing hands.

The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 3.1 percent to 12,403.09. (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)