Tokyo stocks close higher after slump, Asian shares support late buying
TOKYO, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks d higher Friday reversing earlier deficits triggered by an overnight global rout on buying and was in later trade prompted by robust Asian markets.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 103.80 points, or 0.46 percent, from Thursday to the day at 22,694.66.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 0.59 points, or 0.03 percent, to finish at 1,702.45.[ Editor: Xueying ]