Tokyo shares close up 2.08%

Tokyo stocks jumped 2.08 percent Friday, following a rally on European markets after the eurozone and British central banks signalled their easy-money policies will remain in place.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed up 291.04 points to 14,309.97, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 1.53 percent, or 17.87 points, to 1,188.58.