Sunday, Dec 21, 2014Sunday, Dec 21, 2014
 

Tokyo stocks open up 1.54%

Published on May 13, 2014 9:19 AM
 
Tokyo stocks opened 1.54 per cent higher on Tuesday after record-setting advances on Wall Street. -- FILE PHOTO: EPA

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.

 
If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here

Videos