Japanese stocks track their U.S. peers higher, with the Nikkei +1.5% in early trading to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks track their U.S. peers higher, with the Nikkei +1.5% in early trading to 8,797.75. Financials lead gainers: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MTU +2.7%), Nomura Holdings (NMR +3.4%).