Japanese shares rise in early trading after a turnaround in the U.S. dollar sent the yen to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese shares rise in early trading after a turnaround in the U.S. dollar sent the yen to fresh 2-1/2 year lows, giving a boost to exporter shares. The Nikkei Average rose 0.6% early in the session to 10,638: Sony (SNE +2.1%), Sharp (SHCAY.PK +3%), Toyota (TM +1.8%) and Bridgestone (BRDCY.PK +0.8%).