Nikkei Average Tops 32,000

The Yomiuri Shimbun
A display shows the Nikkei index above 32,000 on Monday in Chuo Ward, Tokyo.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock average topped 32,000 on Monday for the first time in about 33 years.

The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Prime section advanced 693.21 points to finish at 32,217.43, the highest closing since July 1990.