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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on trade deal optimism

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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, extending rallies on Wall Street as revived hopes for US-China trade progress added to investor confidence.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, extending rallies on Wall Street as revived hopes for US-China trade progress added to investor confidence.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.62 per cent, or 144.02 points, at 23,436.82 in early trade, while the broader Topix index climbed 0.54 per cent, or 9.14 points, to 1,712.10.

AFP

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