Tokyo : The Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (NYMEX) closed higher on the back of volatile trading on investors' low-priced purchases. But the weakness of the US stock market and the prudence of the decline of technology have overwhelmed most interests.
The Nikkei gained 0.1 percent to 22226.88 rebounds. During the trading session, the index fell to 22046.29, but traders said they supported the future trading index.
Analysts said a slight decline in the yen has strengthened sentiments.
Top Topix Index <.TOPX>Or 0.1 percent, to 1,671.95.