Tokyo's Nikkei closes up nearly one percent

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index jumped nearly one percent on Tuesday as chip-related shares surged, taking a positive lead from rallies in US tech stocks.


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The Nikkei 225 index rose 0.95 percent, or 204.09 points, to close at 21,620.88, while the broader Topix index was up 0.80 percent, or 12.45 points, at 1,568.82.