[TOKYO] Stocks opened higher on Monday tracking rallies on Wall Street following upbeat comments from US trade officials about progress in talks with China.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday weighed down by the US-China trade row ahead of this week's G20 summit and amid concerns over an escalation in US-Iran tensions.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, encouraged by gains on Wall Street after positive March US jobs data, with investors looking ahead to other events including Brexit talks.