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Tokyo: Stocks end 1.0% higher


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks ended up 1.0 per cent on Tuesday following rallies on Wall Street and after a dozen Pacific Rim nations, including Japan and the US, sealed a deal on creating the world's largest free-trade area.

The Nikkei-225 index at Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 180.61 points to 18,186.10, while the Topix index of all first section shares added 11.92 points, or 0.81 per cent, to 1,475.84.