Japanese shares gain in early trade as markets reopened and play catch-up after a four-day...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese shares gain in early trade as markets reopened and play catch-up after a four-day weekend. The Nikkei Average pops 2.8% to 14,078, rising above the 14,000-point level for the first time since June 2008: Toyota (TM +4.4%), Nissan (NSANY.PK +4.6%), Sony (SNE +3.8%) and Nintendo (NTDOY.PK +2.9%).