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Tokyo: Shares rise after Wall Street gains

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 08:27

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares opened higher on Friday, chasing gains on Wall Street as crude oil prices rebounded.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.67 per cent, or 111.93 points, to 16,847.05 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.42 per cent or 5.54 points to 1,320.37.


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