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Tokyo: Shares open higher after gains in US

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday, chasing gains made in New York as investors returned to the market after a holiday week.

The Nikkei-225 index at the Tokyo Stocks Exchange rose 89.78 points, or 0.56 per cent, to 15,196.50 in early trade. The Topix index of all first-section shares rose 6.90 points, or 0.53 per cent, to 1,305.22.

AFP

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