The Japanese stock market is slightly higher in choppy trading on Tuesday, extending the gains in the previous three sessions, with the Nikkei 225 staying above the 29,100 level, despite the broadly negative cues from Wall Street overnight, boosted by gains in technology and financial stocks.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is up 7.15 points or 0.02 percent at 29,130.33, after touching a high of 29,278.80 earlier. Japanese shares ended significantly higher on Monday.
Market heavyweight SoftBank Group is edging down 0.5 percent, while Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing is edging up 0.5 percent. Among automakers, Honda is edging down 0.1 percent and Toyota is losing almost 1 percent.
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