The Topix climbed 0.9 percent to 1,231.98 as of 9:02 a.m. in Tokyo, poised for its highest close since March 11. All but one of the 33 industry groups increased. The Nikkei 225 Stock Average added 1 percent today to 15,084.84. The yen slid 0.1 percent to 102.44 per dollar after weakening 0.6 percent yesterday for its biggest drop since March 28.
Futures on the Standard & Poor��s 500 Index slipped 0.1 percent today. The measure climbed to a record yesterday, after erasing an early loss, as the Institute for Supply Management twice corrected the reading for its May manufacturing index. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also extended an all-time high.
Source : Bloomberg