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Tokyo: Stocks open higher

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 08:36


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher Tuesday on yen weakness in quiet trading ahead of a string of holidays in Japan.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.17 per cent, or 33.32 points, to 19,343.84 in the opening minutes, while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.23 per cent, or 3.60 points, to 1,543.37.


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