Tokyo stocks open higher as tech issues lift on Wall St. gains

TOKYO, 1st March, 2024 (WAM) -- Tokyo stocks opened higher Friday, with the Nikkei index hitting a new all-time high, reported Kyodo News.In the first 15 minutes of trading, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 277.47 points, or 0.71 percent, from Thursday to 39,443.66.The broader Topix index was