The Nikkei gains 0.33% ahead of the release of US employment data

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Tokyo, Aug 6 (EFE) .- The main index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Nikkei, gained 0.33% on Friday in a day in which advances were limited by caution regarding the publication of data employment in the US

The Nikkei advanced 91.92 points to 27,820.04 integers, while the broader Topix index, which groups the stocks with the largest capitalization, those in the first section, gained 0.36 points or 0.02%, up remain at 1,929.34 units.

The selective moved in positive territory during most of the day, boosted by the good business results in Japan and by the recovery of the Hong Kong Hang Seng in the afternoon section.

However, earnings were curtailed as many operators chose to stay on the margins and wait for the release of US non-farm employment data today today.

The paper mills, hydrocarbons and precision instruments sectors led earnings today.

Oil conglomerate Eneos improved 1.01%, and its competitor Idemitsu Kosan climbed 1.26%.

In turn, the manufacturer of photographic equipment Nikon appreciated a remarkable 8.44% and the company of optical equipment Olympus rose 1.95%.

Among the heavyweights of the Japanese parquet, the textile group Fast Retailing, owner of the clothing chain Uniqlo, advanced 0.25% today, while the world’s largest car producer, Toyota Motor, reduced its price by 1, 16%.

The Japanese colossus of video games Nintendo fell a significant 7.7% after publishing a balance for April-June on Thursday in which its profit decreased after the boom caused by the pandemic and after keeping its forecast of results for the totality unchanged The exercise.

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