Japan's Nikkei 225 Closes at Highest Since January 1992: Bloomberg News


The Nikkei 225 Stock Average has closed 1.7 percent higher at 22,937.60 at 3 p.m. in Tokyo, climbing for 23 out of the past 25 trading sessions. The index has gained 20 percent this year with Tokyo Electron, Fanuc, SoftBank and Kyocera providing the biggest boosts, Bloomberg News reports.