Tokyo stocks were slightly higher in opening trade Wednesday after New York shares pushed to another record close despite international tensions over North Korea’s military threat.
The seclusive communist state said Tuesday the Korean peninsula was headed for “thermo-nuclear” war and advised foreigners to consider leaving South Korea, as the UN chief warned of a potentially “uncontrollable” situation
.In New York the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 59.98 points, or 0.41 percent, to another record high of 14,673.46 on Tuesday, led by strong gains in tech shares Microsoft and Intel.The yen was slightly stronger, fetching 99.09 to the dollar and 129.62 to the euro…
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Tokyo stocks open slightly higher