Tokyo Stocks Open Higher

Tokyo stocks open higher

TOKYO, Dec 6, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 06th Dec, 2016 ) - Tokyo stocks opened higher Tuesday, taking a positive lead from European and US markets as they shrugged off an Italian referendum outcome that led to the resignation of the prime minister. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.01 percent, or 185.19 points, to 18,460.18 in the first few minutes of trade while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.99 percent, or 14.52 points, at 1,481.48.