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Tokyo: Shares open higher

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher Tuesday after global markets appeared to regain calm as US officials sought to ease tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.71 per cent, or 137.81 points, to 19,674.91 in first minutes of trading, while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.74 per cent, or 11.81 points, to 1,610.87.


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