Tokyo stocks made significant gains Monday morning as the yen easing against the U.S. dollar bolstered investor sentiment, while polls showing that Britain may opt to stay in the European Union in an upcoming referendum on whether to stay or leave underpinned the overall market.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average surged 344.10 points, or 2.21 percent, from Friday to 15,943.76.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, leapt 28.03 points, or 2.24 percent, to 1,278.86.
All industry categories on the main section advanced by the morning break, with mining, real estate and iron and steel-linked stocks comprising notable gainers.
source : xinhua