TOKYO – Shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange made a partial comeback on Friday as its benchmark Nikkei index gained 102.16 points, or 0.45 percent, to close at 22,693.02, a day after it recorded heavy losses.
The broader-based Topix index gained 0.59 points, or 0.04 percent, to end the day at 1,702.45.
The Nikkei recorded losses for most of the day, but gained momentum in the last hour and ended on a positive note.
From the first section, there were 1,130 stocks that went up, 926 that fell and 53 that remained unchanged.
On Thursday, a day marked by losses across global markets, the Nikkei dropped 3.89 percent, or 915.18 points, to close at 22,590.86.