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Tokyo: Shares rise ahead of corporate earnings

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 14:30


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks gained on Wednesday following high-tech rallies on Wall Street with investors eyeing the latest financial results from major Japanese firms including Toyota and mobile carrier SoftBank.

The Nikkei 225 index added 0.29 per cent, or 57.09 points, to 19,900.09, while the Topix index of all first-section issues edged up 0.22 per cent, or 3.42 points, to 1,585.19.


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