Agence France-PresseNovember 22, 2013 03:16
Tokyo stocks closed 0.10 percent higher Friday, with the market's strong start fizzling as the dollar lost ground against the yen.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which surged 1.23 percent by the break, ended 16.12 points higher at 15,381.72.
The Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.18 percent, or 2.26 points, to 1,248.57.
Profit-taking and fears of overheating saw a sharp investor sell-off as the market crept toward a high of 15,627.26 in May, its highest level in over five years.
It dived the next day.