Japanese stocks open higher on overnight gains in the U.S. and Europe. The Nikkei Average is...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks open higher on overnight gains in the U.S. and Europe. The Nikkei Average is currently up 0.6%, with financial shares and exporters leading gains: Daiwa Securities (DWA +1.5%), Mitsubishi UFJ (MTU +0.7%) and Nomura (NMR +1%), Fujitsu (FJTSY.PK +1.4%) and Nissan (NSANY.PK +1.1%).