Tokyo stocks end up 2.80% as yen further weakens

Tokyo stocks surged 2.80 percent by the close Monday as a further drop in the yen's value ignited buying of exporters' shares.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 358.95 points to 13,192.59, while the Topix index of all first-section shares rose 3.33 percent, or 35.50 points, to 1,101.74.