Tokyo’s NIKKEI 225 Midday climbed 104.3 points, or 0.5 percent, to 20,060 on Wednesday 26th of July led by gains in financials, automotive and energy sectors as oil prices recovered. Toshiba was the top performer, jumping more than 6 percent, as the company prepares to select its preferred bidder for the sale of its memory chip unit. Mazda Motors advanced 5.2 percent and Mitsubishi Motors climbed 5.1 percent after its first quarter earnings beat expectations. Meanwhile, the broader Topix added 3.8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1525. Historically, the Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 38915.87 in December of 1989 and a record low of 85.25 in July of 1950.
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