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Tokyo: Stocks close higher on US rallies

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Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday supported by gains on Wall Street, with investors eyeing rising virus infections abroad.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday supported by gains on Wall Street, with investors eyeing rising virus infections abroad.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.51 per cent or 116.80 points to end at 23,204.62, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.48 per cent or 7.79 points to 1,634.23.

AFP

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