Tokyo, Oct 14 (EFE) .- The main index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Nikkei, rose 1.46% this Thursday, thanks to the advance of the technology sector, infected by the good performance on Wall Street, although with concern on the economic recovery still present.
The Nikkei, which groups the 225 most representative titles in the market, advanced 410.65 points, to 28,550.93 integers.
The Topix, which includes the firms in the first section, those with the highest capitalization, added 0.67% or 13.14 points, to stand at 1,986.97 units.
The Tokyo stock market opened higher, fueled by the rise of the Nasdaq Composite Technology Index in New York in its last session, which especially boosted companies linked to chips.
The rise was, however, moderate, due to persistent concerns about a possible slowdown in the global economic recovery and the recent rise in oil prices.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced yesterday that the retail price of gasoline has reached its highest level in seven years in the Japanese archipelago.
Investors fear that the upward trend in crude futures could affect corporate earnings shortly after the earnings release season begins.
The agricultural and fishing sector reaped the main gains of the day, along with precision instruments and electrical devices.
The shipping company Nippon Yusen (NYK Line) brought together the highest volume of operations of the day and fell 3.35%, due to energy concerns.
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