TOKYO, Apr 8 (Reuters) – The Nikkei share average
hit a 15-year high on Wednesday, upheld by plain shopping from
domestic investors after Japanese sell investors ploughed a
sizable volume of money into new batch mutual funds.
The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 19,803.02, the top level
since Apr 2000.
(Reporting by Hideyuki Sano; Editing by Chris Gallagher)