Tokyo stocks jump 1.99 percent by break


11:19 AM January 25th, 2013

January 25th, 2013 11:19 AM

TOKYO– Tokyo stocks surged 1.99 percent on Friday morning, as the yen resumed its downward trend and following another positive lead from the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 211.61 points to 10,832.48 by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 1.65 percent, or 14.82 points, at 912.44.

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