Nikkei closes flat in choppy trade before US data
Date: 03/02/2017 09:47
Information / Baghdad ..
Nikkei settled Japanese shares at the end of a volatile trading Friday awaited the release of the monthly report on US jobs and investors who will give evidence on the prospects for Fed policy (US central bank), while banking stocks recorded superior performance with the support of high returns.
The Nikkei average settled unchanged to close at 18,918.20 points, after fluctuating between ups and downs during the session. The index lost 2.8 percent over the week.
It rose broader TOPIX index 0.3 percent to 1514.99 points, while the Jah.ba.aks Nikkei-400 index climbed 0.2 percent to end the day at 13576.07 points. Finished / 25 p.