Japanese stocks are higher this morning, tracking gains in U.S. shares overnight. The Nikkei...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks are higher this morning, tracking gains in U.S. shares overnight. The Nikkei Average is currently up 0.4% to 8,434, with blue chips taking the lead: Sony (SNE +3.5%), Sharp (SHCAY.PK +0.6%) and Honda (HMC +0.5%).