Tokyo: Japanese stocks rose 3.20 percent on Wednesday after days of steep losses.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 570.13 points, from Tuesday at 18,376.83, reported Xinhua news agency.
The broader Topix index of all first section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 46.32 points (3.23 percent) higher at 1,478.97.
Every industry category on the main section advanced, with utilities, insurance and miscellaneous products leading gainers.
The turnover was 3,800.02 billion yen (about $31.83 billion).