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Tokyo: Stocks close up 1.86%

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks jumped 1.86 per cent on Thursday, after two days of losses, as the yen retreated against the dollar, boosting major exporters.

The Nikkei 225 index rose 312.74 points to end at 17,108.70, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose 1.37 per cent, or 18.62 points, to 1,376.60.


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