Nikkei Hits More Than 2-Week Highs on Weaker Yen

Japan's Nikkei share average rose to more than two-week highs on Monday, helped by Wall Street breaking records, a weaker yen and relief that talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yielded no negative surprises.

The Nikkei gained 0.4 percent to 19,459.15, its highest closing since Jan. 27.

The broader Topix gained 0.5 percent to 1,554.20, while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose 0.5 percent to 13,946.05.

(Reporting by Lisa Twaronite and Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)