Japan's Nikkei share average hits 15-year high

miércoles 8 de abril de 2015 00:04 GYT

TOKYO, April 8 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average hit a 15-year high on Wednesday, supported by solid buying from domestic investors after Japanese retail investors ploughed a sizable amount of cash into new stock mutual funds.

The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 19,803.02, its highest level since April 2000. (Reporting by Hideyuki Sano; Editing by Chris Gallagher)