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Tokyo: Stocks open higher

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 08:42

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday as investors bet on strengthening chances of Hillary Clinton winning the US presidential election.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.28 per cent, or 48.95 points, to 17,226.16 in the first few minutes of trading while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.25 per cent, or 3.36 points, at 1,366.16.


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