A man looks at his watch as he passes an electronic board displaying a graph of currency rates outside a brokerage in Tokyo.

Tokyo - Tokyo stocks closed up 0.93 percent on Wednesday with a stronger dollar supporting exporters, as investors wait for the US Federal Reserve to wrap up a policy meeting later in the day.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 139.83 points to 15,115.80 and the Topix index of all first-section issues ended up 0.88 percent, or 10.95 points, at 1,249.15. - Sapa-AFP