Tokyo stocks end mixed on Thursday

Tokyo stocks ended mixed Thursday with the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 62.26 points, or 0.16 percent, from Wednesday at 38,633.02.

According to Kyodo News, the broader Topix index finished 3.10 points, or 0.11 percent, lower at 2,725.54.

On the top-tier Prime Market, gainers were led by air transportation and mining issues, while top decliners were marine transportation and securities house issues.