Tokyo, Apr 3 : Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 07.90 points, or 0.97 percent, from Tuesday to close the day at 21,713.21.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 10.08 points, or 0.63 percent, to finish at 1,621.77. Marine transportation, securities house and nonferrous metal-linked issues comprised those that gained the most by the close of play. XINHUA