Japanese stocks are higher in early trading, with major exporters among the leaders on a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks are higher in early trading, with major exporters among the leaders on a slightly weaker yen and foreign buyers propping up the market. The Nikkei Average is up 0.5% to 8,722: Hitachi (HTHIF.PK +1.2%), Bridgestone (BRDCY.PK +2.2%) and Nintendo (NTDOY.PK +1.8%).