Stock prices are rising on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 25th of the week.

The Nikkei Stock Average, the closing price in the morning, is 28,767.43 yen, which is 135.98 yen higher than the closing price last weekend.

Tokyo Stock Price Index = Topics rose 3.82 to 1860.46.

The morning trading volume was 538.61 million shares.

Market officials said, "Buy orders are being placed mainly for stocks that are expected to improve their earnings outlook in the announcement of financial results for the third quarter of companies that are in full swing."