Asian indexes were mixed on Thursday however Japanese stocks bounced back on gains from exporters after an advance on Wall Street.

Nintendo gained $2.06 or 3.3 percent to 64.36 while Honda advanced 2.4 percent to 29.83.

The broader Nikkei 225 Average gained 0.8 percent at 13,077.69 and the broader Topix index climbed 1.1 percent to ,278.18.

In currency trading, the U.S. dollar was quoted at 103.81 yen, compared with 104.01 yen in New York late Wednesday.