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Tokyo: Stocks extend global rally in opening trade

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 08:40

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday, extending a rally on global markets.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.32 per cent, or 52.85 points, to 16,550.21 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.60 per cent, or 7.79 points, to 1,305.35.


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