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Tokyo: Stocks close 0.37% higher

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 14:15
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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks finished 0.37 per cent higher on Friday, extending gains after hitting a 15-year high in the previous session, as investors await crucial talks on Greece's debt later in the day.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange ended 67.51 points higher at 18,332.30, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.36 per cent, or 5.40 points, to finish at 1,500.33.

AFP