Nikkei up 1.4 pct, shrugs off weak tankan survey


(Adds stocks and comments) By Taiga Uranaka TOKYO, April 1 (Reuters) - The Nikkei average rose 1.4 percent on Tuesday, led higher by exporters such as Canon Inc , tracking gains on Wall Street. The market rebounded from a tumble on Monday, despite the weaker-than-expected results of a Bank of Japan tankan business sentiment survey. "There was not much surprise in the tankan. The market has already priced in weak readings," said Harushige Kobayashi, head of research at Maruwa ...

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