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Tokyo: Shares end higher, Fujitsu jumps on merger report

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares closed higher for a fourth straight day on Thursday as a weaker yen boosted exporters while Fujitsu soared on reports it is considering a merger of its money-losing PC unit with China's Lenovo.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.47 per cent, or 79.86 points, to close at 16,899.10, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.45 per cent, or 6.12 points, at 1,353.93.

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