Tokyo: Shares open higher on Wall Street gains, eyes on Federal Reserve

TOKYO stocks opened higher on Thursday as investors cheered rallies on Wall Street, but they were also eyeing the dollar's surge on lingering fears of aggressive US rate hikes.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.21 per cent, or 331.14 points, to 27,761.44 in early trade, while the broader Topix index added 1.18 per cent, or 22.70 points, to 1,938.35. AFP


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