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Tokyo: Stocks close up 0.71%


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rose 0.71 per cent on Wednesday, recovering from early losses after drops on US and European markets and a firm yen caused by concerns over Greece's debt talks.

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 139.88 points to close at 19,764.72, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.12 per cent, or 1.94 points, to 1,604.21.