Nikkei jumps to 21-yr high on earnings boost from Sony, other exporters

cheered by booming profits for Japan Inc. including exporters such as Sony and Nitto Denko. The Nikkei jumped 1.2 percent to 22,295.86 in midmorning trade after reaching 22,301.42, the highest level since July 1996. Sony Corp soared as much as 11.6 percent …
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