Tokyo stock exchange closes higher with Nikkei up 0. 27pct

(AGI) Tokyo, June 26 - Tokyo's stock exchange closed higher onThursday, with the Nikkei index rising 0.27 percent to15,308.49 points, following a positive close on Wall Street.U.S. investors interpreted lower than expected GDP figures forthe first quarter as a sign that the Federal Reserve would keeprates low for longer. . .

(AGI) Tokyo, June 26 - Tokyo's stock exchange closed higher onThursday, with the Nikkei index rising 0.27 percent to15,308.49 points, following a positive close on Wall Street.U.S. investors interpreted lower than expected GDP figures forthe first quarter as a sign that the Federal Reserve would keeprates low for longer. . .