Nikkei edges up on short-covering after Wall Street jump

Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:07pm EST

TOKYO, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged
up on Wednesday on short-covering after falling sharply on the
previous day, as hopes for continuing Federal Reserve stimulus
boosted Wall Street.
    The Nikkei added 0.1 percent to 11,412.79, while the
broader Topix was flat at 967.00.
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