Tokyo stocks follow Wall Street's overnight rally
Tokyo stocks gained Wednesday morning in the wake of the strong overnight gains on Wall Street, dpa reported.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average soared 283.18 points, or 4.01 per cent, to 7,338.16. The broader Topix index of all first- section issues was rose 22.08 points, or 3.14 per cent, to 725.58.
On currency markets, the dollar was stronger against the yen and euro.