Thu, 21 Jan 2021

TOKYO, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Friday, as buying in real estate and high-tech issues wiped out initial losses on the yen's rise.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average increased 107.40 points, or 0.40 percent, from Thursday at 26,644.71, hitting a fresh 29-year high.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 8.27 points, or 0.47 percent, to finish at 1,786.52.

Nonferrous metal, pharmaceutical and electric appliance issues comprised those that increased the most by the close of play.

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