Tokyo Stocks Climb on Firmer U.S. Equities, Yen's Fall

Tokyo Stocks Climb on Firmer U.S. Equities, Yen's Fall

   Tokyo, April 21 (Jiji Press)--Stocks advanced on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday as investors took heart from Wall Street's overnight rise and the yen's drop.
   The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 190.26 points, or 1.03 pct, to end at 18,620.75. On Thursday, the key market gauge lost 1.71 points.

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