• Tokyo shares rose Friday as the US and China steadily moved closer to easing their long-standing trade frictions.
  • Nikkei index added 1.05 percent.
  • Topix index rose 0.93 percent or 14.77 points to 1,609.87.

TOKYO: Tokyo shares rose Friday as the US and China steadily moved closer to easing their long-standing trade frictions, encouraging investors about the future for the global economy.

The headline Nikkei index added 1.05 percent or 228.68 points to 21,988.29, while the broader Topix index rose 0.93 percent or 14.77 points to 1,609.87.