Tokyo shares opened higher Monday while investors monitored with caution a continued rebound of global coronavirus infections.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 25.74 points or 0.12 percent to 22,332.22, while the broader Topix index added 2.94 points or 0.19 percent to 1,555.27.
Source : AFP
Gold climbed as investors sought haven assets amid the rise in coronavirus cases, with the World Health Organization reporting a one-day high in global infections over the weekend.
U.S. virus cases increased 2%, more than the seven-day average, according to an updated Johns Hopkins University count, while global cases topped 11.3 million. Mexico overtook France with the fifth-deadliest outbreak.
Spot gold +0.2% to $1,776.01/oz at 8:10am in Singapore. Last week,...