Tokyo stocks close higher following Wall Street rally

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-25 15:12:49|Editor: huaxia

TOKYO, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday, as investors' confidence was boosted by an overnight rise of the Dow that closed above the 30,000-mark for the first time.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average increased 131.27 points, or 0.50 percent, from Tuesday at 26,296.86, marking the highest closing since May 9, 1991.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, ended 5.27 points, or 0.30 percent, higher at 1,767.67.

Marine transportation, air transportation and mining issues comprised those that increased the most by the close of play. Enditem