Japanese stocks move higher in early trading, buoyed by overnight gains in the U.S. and Europe....

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks move higher in early trading, buoyed by overnight gains in the U.S. and Europe. The Nikkei Stock Average gains +0.3% to 8,635.60 as, once again, tech, auto and energy shares lead. Sony (SNE +1.22%), Sharp (SHCAF.PK +0.49%), Panasonic (PC +3.1%), Nissan (NSANY +0.46%) Japan Petroleum (JPTXF.PK +3.2%).