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Tokyo: Shares close up on automaker, bank rally

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 14:27

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rose Tuesday, with automakers and banks leading the way while a dip in the yen supported to exporters.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.68 per cent, or 130.36 points, to 19,381.44, while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.56 per cent, or 8.59 points, to 1,555.60.


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