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Tokyo: Shares rebound on easing North Korea fears

[TOKYO] Tokyo shares rebounded Tuesday after four days of losses as fears over a US-North Korea military conflict began to recede.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which ended at its lowest level in more than three months on Monday, jumped 1.11 per cent, or 216.21 points, to close at 19,753.31, while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues gained 1.07 per cent, or 17.15 points, to finish at 1,616.21.


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