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Tokyo: Stocks open higher

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday, taking a positive lead from Wall Street, while investors remained cautious about the impact of US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.32 per cent or 70.82 points to 22,479.70 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.22 per cent or 3.91 per cent at 1,776.82.

AFP

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