TOKYO, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks rose on Thursday ahead of the upcoming Group of 20 Summit this weekend.
Pedestrians walk past the closing rate of the Tokyo Stock Exchange displayed in the window of a security company in Tokyo. (File photo: AFP)
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 251.58 points, or 1.19 percent, from Wednesday at 21,338.17.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, finished 18.93 points, or 1.23 percent, higher at 1,553.27.
Gainers were led by machinery, marine transportation, and oil and coal product issues.