Tokyo stocks open higher after Wall St gains

Tokyo, Feb 26 (AFP/APP):Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, supported by big gains on Wall Street last week as fears of accelerated US interest rate increases abated.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.98 percent or 213.54 points to 22,106.32 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 0.71 percent or 12.56 points at 1,773.09.

Posted on: 2018-02-26T10:42:00+05:00