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Tokyo: Shares rise on yen's fall
[TOKYO] Tokyo shares rose Monday as investors cheered the yen's weakness as well as a deal on the US budget which, if approved, will avert a government shutdown.
The headline Nikkei index rose 0.59 per cent or 113.78 points to 19,310.52. The Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.52 per cent or 7.97 points to 1,539.77.