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Tokyo: Stocks close up 0.26%

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 14:16
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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rose 0.26 per cent on Thursday, with profit taking more than offset by fresh buying on expectations of higher prices ahead.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange climbed 48.24 points to close at 18,751.84, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.44 per cent, or 6.71 points, at 1,523.72.

AFP