Japan stocks rose thanks to good U.S. economic data
The data released on Monday informed that the volume of upcoming home sales in the USA in May rose 44.3% monthly, while analysts expected growth of 18.9%.
Nikkei index went up by 1.33% to 2228814 points, while wider Topix index added 0.62% to 1,558,77 points led by metallurgy and aviation sectors. Nikkei grew by 17.82%.
The shares of aviation components manufacturers traded in Tokyo rose after Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) started certification flight tests of 737 MAX.
Jamco Corp papers added 4.62% and Toray Industries Inc shares gained 2.55%.