Tokyo stocks end up 2.13% after Dow hits record high

Tokyo stocks finished Wednesday's session up 2.13 percent, taking a strong lead from Wall Street where the Dow Jones Industrial Average powered to an all-time high.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 248.82 points to 11,932.27, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.48 percent, or 14.60 points, to 1,003.22.