Tokyo shares up after another oil price surge


TOKYO, April  21 (APP/AFP): Tokyo shares rose for a third session on Thursday morning after another oil price surge, but Mitsubishi Motor’s stock took a hit as the automaker admitted it falsified fuel-efficiency tests.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange climbed 1.95 percent, or 329.83 points, to 17,236.37, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 1.48 percent, or 20.25 points, to 1,386.03.