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Nikkei above 15000 for 1st time since 2007

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Nikkei index is again the big winner in the Asia-Pacific share markets while most of the other indexes are in the red. Nikkei climbed above the 15000 points mark for the first time since late 2007, adding +2% gains today alone, up more than 300 points, on the back of a weaker Yen, and US equity markets posting yet another all time record high.

The Japanese index is up more than 70% since anticipated elections were called back in Nov last year. The Hong-Kong's Hang-Seng index is the only other market in the green today up +0.32%, while Korean Kospi is down -0.12%, Australian ASX is -0.83%, and Shanghai Composite index -0.23%.

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