Nikkei rises to near 2-week high as U.S. rate fears recede; oil shares soar

martes 7 de abril de 2015 02:16 GYT

TOKYO, April 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose
to a near two-week high on Tuesday, helped by expectations that
the U.S. Federal Reserve may wait longer before raising interest
    The Nikkei 225 ended 1.3 percent higher at 19,640.54
points, the highest close since March 25. Energy shares
contributed to the gains after a surge in crude oil prices on
    The broader Topix gained 1.1 percent to 1,578.55 and
the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 1.2 percent to

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Kim Coghill)