Tokyo stocks rise for 4th day on firm tech issues

Tokyo stocks rose Wednesday for the fourth straight trading day, buoyed by buying of technology, reported Kyodo News.The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 506.07 points, or 1.26 percent, from Tuesday at 40,580.76. The broader Topix index finished 15.56 points, or 0.54 percent, higher at 2,872