Nikkei rises 1.7 pct as chip shares climb

TOKYO, April 21 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s Nikkei average climbed
1.7 percent on Wednesday, with chip-related shares such as
Toshiba Corp (6502.T: ) gaining after Apple’s results beat
expectations and its shares shot to a lifetime high.

The Nikkei (.N225: ) logged its biggest one-day percentage gain
in more than a month and rose 189.37 points to 11,090.05.

The broader Topix (.TOPX: ) rose 1.5 percent to 987.07.

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(Reporting by Masayuki Kitano)

Nikkei rises 1.7 pct as chip shares climb