Tokyo stocks open higher extending US gains

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday as investors took heart from gains on Wall Street while staying cautious over the economic impacts of inflation.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.71 percent, or 184.45 points, at 26,120.07 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.97 percent, or 17.92 points, at 1,862.96.