Tokyo stocks open higher after Wall Street gains

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, buoyed by investor relief over continued gains on Wall Street last week. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.72 percent or 155.32 points to 21,875.57 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 0.82 percent ... ( read original story ...)

Japan logs trade deficit in January, as imports jump 8 pct

A man walks on the bridge at Tokyo's Shiodome business district, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Japan has reported a trade deficit for January, its first in eight months, mainly due to seasonal factors.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Harumi Taguchi, an economist for ... ( read original story ...)