TOKYO, 06 FEB – The Tokyo Stock Exchange consolidates its gains in the first session of the week, thanks to the weakening of the yen which gives impetus to the securities of the sector which most depends on the sustainability of exports. At the start, the Nikkei advanced by 0.97%, settling on a six-week high at 27,777.53, an increase of 268 points. On the currency market, the indications of further monetary tightening by the US Federal Reserve, after the better-than-expected employment data, weaken the Japanese currency, which trades at a value of 132.10 against the dollar and at 142.40 against the dollar. ‘EUR. (HANDLE).
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