Tokyo stocks open up 1.54%
Published on May 13, 2014 9:19 AM
TOKYO (AFP) - Tokyo stocks opened 1.54 per cent higher on Tuesday after record-setting advances on Wall Street.
The Nikkei 225 index soared 218.42 points to 14,367.94 at the start.
The Dow and S&P 500 Monday closed at fresh record highs, spurred by a strong rally in technology stocks that lifted the Nasdaq Composite Index by nearly 1.8 per cent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.68 per cent to 16,695.47, while the broader-based S&P 500 gained 0.97 per cent to 1,896.65.
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