Tokyo shares ended higher Friday on hopes for falling oil prices after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries decided to refrain from cutting oil production.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average jumped 211.35 points, or 1. 23 percent, higher from Thursday at 17,459.85.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 18.44 points, or 1.32 percent, higher at 1,410.34.
Gainers were led by rubber, insurance and automaker shares, while mining, oil and coal shares lost ground.
The turnover was about 2,281.5 billion yen (about 19.29 billion U.S. dollars).