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Tokyo: Shares open higher on Wednesday

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares opened higher on Wednesday with investors heartened by a weaker yen on strong US economic data.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.30 per cent, or 55.20 points, to 18,362.24 in the first few minutes of trade while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.25 per cent, or 3.72 points, at 1,472.29.

AFP