Tokyo stocks up 1.09% by break

TOKYO (AFP) - Tokyo stocks rebounded Thursday morning after a tumble the previous day with a weak yen and upbeat comments from Fed chief Janet Yellen on the US economy supporting the market.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.09 per cent, or 153.11 points, to 14,186.56 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.91 per cent, or 10.50 points, to 1,162.51.