Japan's Nikkei rises on strong Wall Street

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 09:11 hrs
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Tokyo: Tokyo stocks opened sharply higher on Monday following Wall Street's solid lead late last week.

As of 9:15 am local time, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average climbed 250.13 points, or 1.14 percent, from Friday to 22,120.69, Xinhua reported.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 24.09 points, or 1.50 percent, at 1,629.49.

All industry categories advanced into positive territory, with notable gainers comprising bank, nonferrous metal and mining-linked issues.