Tuesday, April 15 07:30:04
Japanese stocks rebounded from six-month lows today after strong U.S. retail sales data helped calm nerves amid the backdrop of an escalating crisis in Ukraine, pulling the yen down and supporting exporters.
The Nikkei share average ended 0.6 percent higher to 13,996.81, crawling back from previous day lows last visited in early October.
The broader Topix rose 0.3 percent to 1,136.09, and the new JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.3 percent to 10,342.16. (C) Reuters