Nikkei rises to 1-1/2-week high on relief over Greece, China data

miércoles 15 de julio de 2015 02:19 GYT

TOKYO, July 15 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose
to a 1-1/2-week high on Wednesday as investors were relieved
that the worst may be over for the debt crisis in Greece, with
stronger-than-expected Chinese economic data giving an
additional boost.
    The Nikkei gained 0.4 percent to 20,463.33, the
highest closing level since July 3.
    The broader Topix climbed 0.5 percent to 1,646.41
, with only 2.045 billion shares changing hands, the
lowest in more than three weeks. The JPX-Nikkei Index 400
 advanced 0.4 percent to 14,876.71.

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Himani Sarkar)