Japanese shares jump higher in early trading, on the back of solid gains in the U.S. overnight....

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese shares jump higher in early trading, on the back of solid gains in the U.S. overnight. The Nikkei Average is currently up 1.25% with exporters leading: Sony (SNE +1.37%), Hitachi (HIT +1.7%), Fujitsu (FJTSY.PK +2.7%).