Tokyo stocks close higher tracking overnight gains on Wall Street

Source: Xinhua| 2019-02-20 15:16:14|Editor: xuxin
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TOKYO, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday as investor sentiment was bolstered by Wall Street's overnight rise, helped by Walmart's solid sales figures.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 128.84 points, or 0.60 percent, from Tuesday to close the day at 21,431.49.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 6.95 points, or 0.43 percent, to finish at 1,613.47.

Non-ferrous metal, electric power and gas, and wholesale trade-linked issues comprised those that gained the most by the close of play.

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