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Tokyo: Stocks close 0.38% higher


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks ended 0.38 per cent higher Tuesday, led by a surge in factory robotics giant Fanuc, while investors await earnings by major Japanese firms and a US Federal Reserve policy meeting.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 75.63 points to 20,058.95 at the close, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.52 per cent, or 8.36 points, at 1,627.43.