Japanese stocks move up in early trading, with export shares surging as the yen hit its lowest...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks move up in early trading, with export shares surging as the yen hit its lowest point against the U.S. dollar since June 2010. The Nikkei Average is currently 1.9% higher at 10,824, with blue-chip exporters once again leading gains: Sony (SNE +5.1%) upward, with Hitachi (HTHIY.PK +2.3%), Panasonic (PC +2.7%), Trend Micro (TMICY.PK +3.1%), Nissan (NSANY.PK +2.8%), Toyota (TM +2%) and currency-sensitive Mazda (MZDAY.PK +3.5%).