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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on cheaper yen

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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday helped by a cheaper yen and expectations for progress in US-China trade talks.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday helped by a cheaper yen and expectations for progress in US-China trade talks.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.63 per cent, or 127.29 points, to 20,460.46 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.50 per cent, or 7.65 points, at 1,547.05.

AFP

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