Nikkei hits fresh 15-year high as large-cap shares gain; Topix volume high

miércoles 22 de abril de 2015 02:20 GYT

TOKYO, April 22 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei rose to a fresh
15-year high on Wednesday as foreign investors were seen buying
financials and other large cap shares, believing them to be
    The Nikkei share average ended 1.1 percent higher at
20,133.90, its highest closing level since April 2000. 
    The broader Topix rose 0.8 percent to 1,621.79, the
highest closing level since November 2007. A total of 2.795
billion shares changed hands, the highest since March 13. 
    The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.8 percent to

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)