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Tokyo: Stocks end higher as yen buying on Trump fizzles

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 14:34

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares closed higher Wednesday on bargain-hunting after two days of losses and as a rise in the value of the yen fizzled.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.56 per cent, or 106.74 points, to 19,148.08, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.40 per cent, or 6.10 points, at 1,527.77.

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